Thursday, February 14, 2019

Retail sales sink 1.2% in December in the worst plunge in nine years

MarketWatch
Sales at retailers fizzled in December and posted the biggest decline in nine years in a worrisome sign for the U.S. economy, according to a long-delayed government report.

Retail sales sank 1.2% in December, the U.S. Census Bureau said Thursday. It’s the largest drop since September 2009, a few months after the end of the Great Recession.. . . more