Pantheon Macroeconomics - The combination of unexpectedly strong auto sales and rising gas prices should generate strong-looking headline retail sales numbers for October. We have no idea what to expect for November, with two-thirds of the month coming after the election, but the final pre- election sales report will look good.

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15 November. 2016 Autos and Higher Gas Prices Will Flatter October Retail Sales Data

By Ian Shepherdson

The combination of unexpectedly strong auto sales and rising gas prices should generate strong-looking headline retail sales numbers for October. We have no idea what to expect for November, with two-thirds of the month coming after the election, but the final pre- election sales report will look good.

Posted: 14th Nov 2016 in 'U.S. Documents'

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