Economic Statistics for 9 Jul 13
Here are today’s statistics on the state of the economy:
The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index fell a point in June to 93.5.
Thanks to the long holiday weekend, ICSC-Goldman is reporting retail sales rose 3.0% last week, up 2.9% from last year. Redbook also shows retail sales strength, with 3.6% year-over-year sales growth.
Consumer credit rose a sharp $19.6 billion in May, the largest gain in a year.