August Retail Sales: +0.9% vs. +0.8% expected, +0.6% prior (revised from +0.8%). Ex-autos +0.8%...

August Retail Sales: +0.9% vs. +0.8% expected, +0.6% prior (revised from +0.8%). Ex-autos +0.8% vs. +0.8% expected, +0.8% prior.
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  • bbro
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    Retail Sales ex Gasoline y-o-y up 4.95%...Real Retail sales y-o-y up recession...
    14 Sep 2012, 08:38 AM Reply Like
  • anonymous#12
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    Agree with Bbro. Accelerating growth in a indicator like retail sales portends strong resilience of the US economy and shows it's strength under current global slowdown.
    14 Sep 2012, 08:47 AM Reply Like
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    Ignore the economic news and just make a pointless political statement. Obama is to blame for gas prices? Really? He controls the price of crude?
    14 Sep 2012, 08:52 AM Reply Like
  • jwbrewer
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    Anon #12 is that you again? Yes, Barry is to blame for high gas prices. Of course you can use to ol' fallback - Boooosh or eeeevil speculators.
    14 Sep 2012, 09:13 AM Reply Like
  • Unconventional Wisdom
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    what about the key number: ex autos and gas +0.1%
    14 Sep 2012, 09:28 AM Reply Like
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