Economic Statistics for 20 Aug 13
Here are today’s statistics on the state of the economy:
The Chicago Fed National Activity Index fell slightly for July, down -0.02 to -0.15.
ICSC-Goldman Store Sales fell -1.9% last week, up only 2.2% on a year-over-year basis. Redbook reports strength in back-to-school sales, with overall sales up 3.4% from last year.