Pantheon Macroeconomics - Today's November retail sales numbers are something of a wild card, given the absence of reliable indicators of the strength of sales over the Thanksgiving weekend, and the difficulty of seasonally adjusting the data for a holiday which falls on a different date this year.

U.S. | 13 Dec 2019 Did a Strong Thanksgiving Weekend Lift November Retail Sales
Today's November retail sales numbers are something of a wild card, given the absence of reliable indicators of the strength of sales over the Thanksgiving weekend, and the difficulty of seasonally adjusting the data for a holiday which falls on a different date this year.

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13 Dec 2019 Did a Strong Thanksgiving Weekend Lift November Retail Sales

By Ian Shepherdson

Today's November retail sales numbers are something of a wild card, given the absence of reliable indicators of the strength of sales over the Thanksgiving weekend, and the difficulty of seasonally adjusting the data for a holiday which falls on a different date this year.

Posted: 13th Dec 2019 in 'U.S.'

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