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12 Feb. 2016 More Downside Retail Sales Risk, Thanks to Gas, Cheaper Imports

By Ian Shepherdson

Outside the battered energy sector, the most consistently disconcerting economic numbers last year, in the eyes of the markets, were the monthly retail sales data. Non-auto sales undershot consensus forecasts in nine of the 12 months in 2015, with a median shortfall of 0.3%.

Posted: 12th Feb 2016 in 'U.S. Documents'

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