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Economic Statistics for 6 Oct 11
Today’s economic statistical releases:
Year-on-year total sales for the chain-store group are looking a little weak at 5%, and many chains are reducing sales and earnings guidance as a result.
Initial unemployment claims were 401,000 for the week, showing little change from the same period last month.
The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index rose to -50.2 last week, up from -53.0.