Change of Calculation Methodology of US Retail Sales

Discussion in 'Financial Futures' started by Joma, Dec 17, 2006.

  1. Joma


    Very interesting story about retail sales numbers at

    Especially taking into consideration the Commerce Department Sample Alteration :

    A new sample was introduced effective with the restated October 2006 advance estimates that were released on November 30, 2006. This release, and all subsequent retail estimates, will be based on this new sample. For more information please visit:

    Fortunate Coincidence ???
  2. it's all lies. 90% or retailers reported very disappointing same store sales in nov then we have this up 1%. more crap from the gov't to keep the bubble going
  3. Joma