Retail Sales

September 16, 2020 Retail sales climbed by 0.7% in August after having risen 0.9% in July, 8.6% in June, and having surged by 18.3% in May, but after having plunged 14.7% in April and 8.2% in March.  What is truly amazing is that the level of sales has not only...

Car and Truck Sales

August 4, 2020 Unit car and truck sales rose 11.1% in July to 14.52 million after climbing 7.2% in June and surging 39.5% in May.  But those gains only partially offset the stunning declines of 31.9% in March and 23.4% in April.  Car sales in February — before...