Friday, September 15, 2017

U.S. Retail Sales Fell in August

Image result for retail salesSpending at U.S. retailers fell in August with consumers buying fewer goods at home-improvement stores, car dealerships and online.

Retail sales—a key measure of consumer spending—decreased a seasonally adjusted 0.2% in August from the prior month, the Commerce Department said Friday. Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal had expected a 0.2% increase.. . . more

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