Pantheon Macroeconomics - We can be reasonably sure that the headline May retail sales number will look quite strong, thanks to the surge in auto sales reported by the manufacturers last week. Sales of cars and light trucks soared past industry analysts' expectations to a nine-year high, rising 7.5% from their April level.

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11 June. 2015 Autos Will Lift May Retail Sales - Core a Mystery as Redbook Drops

By Ian Shepherdson

We can be reasonably sure that the headline May retail sales number will look quite strong, thanks to the surge in auto sales reported by the manufacturers last week. Sales of cars and light trucks soared past industry analysts' expectations to a nine-year high, rising 7.5% from their April level.

Posted: 11th Jun 2015 in 'U.S. Documents'

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