Economic Statistics for 23 Jul 13
Here are today’s statistics on the state of the economy:
ICSC-Goldman follows last week’s big -1.1% sales drop with a 1.4% weekly gain this week, and 2.1% year-over-year gain. Redbook shows same-store retail sales up sharply, with 3.3% year-on-year sales growth.
The FHFA House Price Index continues to rise, up 0.7% in May, for a year-over-year 7.3% increase.
The Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index collapsed in July, dropping from 8 in June to -11. Both new orders and shipments fell to -15.