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Retail Sales/PPI: Hawks’ Nightmare?

Posted August 14, 2012 by rvillareal

July retail sales jump across the board, with the critical ex-autos, building materials, and gasoline total jumping 0.9%, in a result that shifts the landscape for third-quarter spending growth–moderately in quantitative terms, but hugely in terms of apparent willingness to spend on discretionary items.

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