Retail Sales Rise Right In Line With Expectations

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Headline: 1.0% increaseConsensus: 1.0% increase overall, 0.5% increase ex-autos

Details: Ex auto and gas, retail sales were up 0.6%.

Notably gasoline stations were up big, 1.4% month-over-month, and motor vehicle and parts dealers, up 2.3% month-over-month.

Electronics sales were also up a strong, 0.9% month-over-month.

Check out the full details from the Census bureau here >

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