Monthly Archives: February 2015

Weekly Economic Update – Feb. 16, 2015

RETAIL SALES DECREASE AGAIN Recently, economists have worried about a decline in household spending. The 0.8% fall for retail sales in January affirmed their anxieties. Consumers have certainly been buying less fuel, but even with gas purchases removed, there was still an 0.2% retreat. Headline retail sales have now sunk for consecutive months; earlier Commerce…
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