Pantheon Macroeconomics - This week's wave of data starts today, but most of the attention will fall on just one report, February retail sales.  We expect weak-looking numbers, thanks to the plunge in gas prices, which likely will subtract some 0.6% from the non-auto sales number.

U.S. Documents | 15 Mar. 2016 Downside Risk for Retail Sales, but Real Consumption is What Counts
This week's wave of data starts today, but most of the attention will fall on just one report, February retail sales. We expect weak-looking numbers, thanks to the plunge in gas prices, which likely will subtract some 0.6% from the non-auto sales number.

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15 Mar. 2016 Downside Risk for Retail Sales, but Real Consumption is What Counts

By Ian Shepherdson

This week's wave of data starts today, but most of the attention will fall on just one report, February retail sales. We expect weak-looking numbers, thanks to the plunge in gas prices, which likely will subtract some 0.6% from the non-auto sales number.

Posted: 16th Mar 2016 in 'U.S. Documents'

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