Data Round-Up: Core CPI Lull Continues (for Now); Retail Sales Spring Forward Gradually

posted by Michael Lewis on May 12, 2017

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Today’s core CPI results came in below expectations for the second month; at first glance, the rebound in retail sales also seemed light, but upward revisions more than compensated (especially with the lower inflation).


FMI’s analyses of this morning’s April CPI, April Retail Sales, and March Business Inventories reports as well as a review of April Bank Lending & Money Supply results. 

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