Data Round-Up: Even with Lackluster August Retail, Real Consumption Likely Up +3.5% in 18Q3

posted by Michael Lewis on September 14, 2018

Found in US, categorized in Retail

Tags: retail business inventory report industrial Production

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Silver linings. Lackluster August sales were buoyed by solid upward revisions (mostly to July).


FMI’s analyses of this morning’s August Retail Sales, July Business Inventories, and August Industrial Production reports as well as our reviews of August Bank Lending & Money Supply data and August U.S. Dollar and Trade Prices results.

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