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Economic Statistics

Housing starts rose 4.8% in June to a 1.189 million annualized rate. Building permits rose 1.5% to a 1.153 million annual rate. 

Redbook reports that last week’s retail sales growth plunged to 0.4% on a year-ago basis, from the previous week’s already-soft 0.8%.

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2 Responses to Economic Statistics

  • Caution; you are now entering your eight consecutive summer of recovery.
    If lies were dollar bills, we would all be rich.

    • Whut.
      I keep hearing that the economy is doing fine.
      Every time I read the mainstream idiots gentle people writing for AP or Reuters, I hear about the improving economy and how optimistic Americans are now.