Data Round-Up - Part 1: Discretionary Retail Sales Surge in July

posted by Michael Lewis on August 15, 2018

Found in US, categorized in Retail

Tags: retail sales consumption

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Continuing momentum. After the brisk +4.0% annualized gain in 18Q2, real consumption appears headed for just over +3% growth in 18Q3.


FMI’s analyses of this morning’s July Retail Sales report, as well as our notes on this morning’s August NY Fed Empire Regional Manufacturing Index.

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