Tag Archive for Retail Sales

Media Reports on Retail Sales Were Dead Wrong – Sales Were Strong

Retail Sales and Real Retail Sales ex Gasoline This report is excerpted from the permanent chart page for Retail Sales and Consumer Sentiment indicators, updated June 13, 2012 Real retail sales, ex gasoline prices, and adjusted for inflation have been increasing at an annual rate of between 0 and 7.5% since 2010. The year to…

Consumer, Retail, Consumer Confidence, Stocks and Housing – Don’t Believe The Media Boilerplate Hype

This is an update of the permanent page of Retail, Consumer Confidence, Housing and Stock Price Charts which will be updated whenever new data is available. You can bookmark that page for future reference.  Updated June 6, 2012 Retail Sales and Real Retail Sales ex Gasoline Real retail sales, ex gasoline prices, and adjusted for inflation…

Real Deal on Retail- Even Worse Than They Said

The headline number for retail sales today was an increase of 0.1% month to month, seasonally adjusted, which exactly met the conomic consensual sextimate of 0.1%. Here’s how Bloomberg put it. U.S. Retail Sales Cool After Warm-Weather Spree: Economy Retail sales rose in April at the slowest pace of the year as Americans took a…