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Retail Sales: Down 0.19% in April, at 3.1% YoY

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Census Bureau's Advance Retail Sales Report for April was released this morning. Headline sales came in at -.019% month-over-month to one decimal and was worse than the Investing.com forecast of 0.2%. Core sales (ex Autos) came in at 0.05% MoM (to two decimals).

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Retail Sales: Down 0.19% in April, at 3.1% YoY

The Census Bureau's Advance Retail Sales Report for April was released this morning. Headline sales came in at -.019% month-over-month to one decimal and was worse than the Investing.com forecast of 0.2%. Core sales (ex Autos) came in at 0.05% MoM (to two decimals).

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My original dshort.com website was launched in February 2005 using a domain name based on my real name, Doug Short. I'm a first wave boomer with a Ph.D. in English from Duke and a lifelong interest in economics and finance. In 2011 my website was acquired by Advisor Perspectives.

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