Economic Statistics for 11 Feb 14
The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index rose slightly to 94.1 in January from the previous month’s 93.9.
ICSC Goldman reports a -0.3% weekly retail sales drop, and a 2.3% year-on-year increase. Meanwhile, Redbook says sales rose a slow 2.8% on a year-ago basis.
Wholesale inventories rose 0.3% in December, but a 0.5% sales increase left the stock-to-sales ratio unchanged at 1.17.