Retail Sales

January 16, 2020 Retail sales rose 0.3% in October, November, and December.  During the past year retail sales have risen 5.9%. Sometimes sales can be distorted by changes in autos and gasoline both of which can be quite volatile.  In this particular instance car...

Car and Truck Sales

January 6, 2020 Unit car and truck sales declined 2.3% in December to a 16.700 million annual rate after having risen 3.4% in November.    During the last year car sales have declined 3.9%.  Car sales have been been edging their way lower for the past couple of years...