April Retail Sales: +0.4% vs. -0.1% expected, +2.1% in March (revised from +1.9%). Ex-auto +0.4%...


April Retail Sales: +0.4% vs. -0.1% expected, +2.1% in March (revised from +1.9%). Ex-auto +0.4% vs. +0.2% expected, +0.9% prior.
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  • bbro
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    Retail sales ex gas is now 330.104 . Retail sales ex gas to S&P 500 ratio is now 2.85. At the market tops this ratio was
    10/07 2.17
    3/00 1.70
    7/98 1.98

     

    and before Lehman 8/08 2.55
    14 May 2010, 08:40 AM Reply Like
  • OptionManiac
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    Please explain the ratio to me. Thanks!
    14 May 2010, 08:49 AM Reply Like
  • grey road
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    just another really mediocre number.
    14 May 2010, 03:42 PM Reply Like
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