Economic Statistics for 24 Sep 13
In weekly retail sales, ICSC-Goldman Store Sales fell -1.0% following last week’s -1.6% drop. Year-over-year sales growth is at a weak 1.6%. Conversely, Redbook is reporting solid retail sales, up 3.6% from last year.
The FHFA House Price Index rose 1.0% in July, with the year-over-year increase coming in at 8.8%.
The S&P Case-Shiller home price index is up 0.6% in July, with a year-over-year increase of 12.4%.
Consumer confidence continues to sag, with the Conference Board’s index falling -1.8 points to 79.7 in September.
The Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index shows no change in September, with the index flat at 0.
The State Street Investor Confidence Index dropped to 101.4 in September from July’s 105.1.