Retail Sales

November 15, 2019 Retail sales rose 0.3% in October after  having fallen 0.3% in September. But that follows gains of 0.4% in April, 0.5% in May, 0.4% in June, 0.7% in July and 0.6% in August..    Any way you slice it, consumer spending remains solid.  During the past...

Producer Price Index

November 14, 2019 The Producer Price Index for final demand – intermediate demand  includes producer prices for goods, as well as prices for construction, services, government purchases, and exports and covers over 75% of domestic production. Producer prices for...