Economic Statistics for 12 Jan 16
The Fed’s Labor Market Conditions Index rose from 0.5 to 2.9 In December.
The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index rose 0.4 points in December to 95.2.
The Labor Department’s JOLTS report indicates that online job openings were 5.431 million vs a revised 5.349 million in October.
Redbook reports that last week’s retail sales fell to a sluggish 1.7% on a year-ago basis, from the previous week’s 2.9%.