Economic Statistics for 5 Jan 15
December auto sales fell a sharp -5.0% to an annualized 17.3 million, hinting at a bad month for retail sales, overall.
December’s economic confidence index from Gallup averaged -11 in December, up from November’s -13.
Redbook reports that last week’s retail sales rose to 2.9% on a year-ago basis, from the previous week’s 2.5%. Still not great numbers.