Data Round-Up: After Soft Start in Retail, Consumption on Track for +2% Real Gain in 15Q2

posted by Michael Lewis on May 13, 2015

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April retail sales were a clear disappointment, especially given mostly favorable conditions on the ground (the early Easter holiday takes some of the blame -- combined March-April results were reasonable).


FMI’s analyses of today’s April Retail Sales and March Business Inventories reports, an updated look at 15Q1 GDP Sources & Assumptions, and a review of April US Dollar and Trade Prices results. 

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Mike Lewis founded Free Market Inc. (FMI) in 1982 as a full-service economic consulting firm, providing insights and in-depth data analysis primarily for institutional money managers and corporate planning directors.

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