Data Round-Up: Real Consumption on Track for +1.5% Growth in 17Q1

posted by Michael Lewis on March 15, 2017

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Lackluster February retail sales look better given upward revisions and special factors (i.e., slower-than-usual tax refunds). Overall, FMI is tracking at least +1.5% real GDP growth this quarter


FMI’s analyses of this morning’s February Retail Sales, February CPI and January Business Inventories reports as well as our review of the March NY Fed Empire Manufacturing Survey. 

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