U.S. March retail sales up 0.2%, a bit better than expected

Discussion in 'Economics' started by ASusilovic, Apr 14, 2008.

  1. MattF


    Let's see ;)

    Excluding autos, sales rose 0.1% in March, in line with expectations. Excluding gasoline, sales were flat in March.

    So a few extra cars were bought...hope they were all hybrids :p

    In a somewhat related note :D

    Food costs rising fastest in 17 years (AP)
  2. Div_Arb


    I saw some article where net of inflation, sales were down quite a bit.
  3. From the vantage point of the stock price, it means they are "making more money".