Economic Statistics for 19 Nov 13
In weekly retail sales, ICSC-Goldman reports same-store sales up 0.1% for the week, and 2.8% for the year. Redbook reports a year-on-year sales increase of 3.5%. Both are slight improvements.
Employment costs rose 0.4% in the 3rd Quarter. On a yea-over-year basis, costs are up 1.9%.