One Number In Today's Retail Sales Report Tells You That Consumers Are Starting To Feel Good

From the just-released retail sales report.

Check out the big year-over-year jump in people going out to eat. It’s way down at the bottom. The gain in December was 7.7%. People don’t go out to eat when they’re not feeling good.


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