Data Round-Up: April's Retail Tears Begat May Cheers

posted by Michael Lewis on June 11, 2015

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That’s more like it. After April’s disappointing report, consumers finally seem willing to open pocketbooks bulging with income/jobs gains and windfall savings from lower fuel prices.


FMI’s analyses of today’s May Retail Sales and April Business Inventories reports, as well as our reviews of May Import-Export Prices and the latest Weekly UI Claims & Rail Traffic data. 

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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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