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Economic Statistics for 8 Nov 11
Today’s economic statistical releases:
The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index came roaring back this month rising 1.3 points to a still depressed 90.2.
In the weekly retail sales numbers, ICSC-Goldman reports same-store sales rose 1%, though the year-on-year rate dropped to 2.7%. Redbook, meanwhile, says year-on-year sales slowed significantly to 3.1%.