Retail Sales Perked Up, But Real Consumption Underwhelmed for 15Q1

posted by Michael Lewis on April 14, 2015

Found in US, categorized in Macro

Tags: FMI michael lewis retail sales business inventories PPI NFIB small business optimism index

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Undeniably, the sharp drop in gasoline prices has been a boon to consumers. Having gone through such fluctuations before, however, they have been cautious.


FMI’s analyses of today’s March Retail Sales, February Business Inventories and March PPI reports, as well as the March NFIB Small Business Optimism Index. 

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