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Economic Statistics for 30 Oct 12 (Updated)
The following US economic statistics were announced today:
The State Street Investor Confidence Index fell a steep 6.7 points to 80.6, as investors’ risk appetite plummeted.
The S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index in July showed a 0.5% monthly gain On a year-over-year basis, the index rose 2.0%.
In weekly retail sales, Redbook is still delayed, but ICSC-Goldman reports a 0.5% weekly sales increase, but the year-on-year pace fell to 2.7%.