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Friday: Retail Sales, Industrial Production

Summary:
Friday:• At 8:30 AM ET, Retail sales for August will be released.  The consensus is for a 0.4% increase in retail sales.• At 9:15 AM, The Fed will release Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization for August. The consensus is for a 0.4% increase in Industrial Production, and for Capacity Utilization to increase to 78.3%.• At 10:00 AM, University of Michigan's Consumer sentiment index (Preliminary for September).

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Friday:
• At 8:30 AM ET, Retail sales for August will be released.  The consensus is for a 0.4% increase in retail sales.

• At 9:15 AM, The Fed will release Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization for August. The consensus is for a 0.4% increase in Industrial Production, and for Capacity Utilization to increase to 78.3%.

• At 10:00 AM, University of Michigan's Consumer sentiment index (Preliminary for September).
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