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The ClapRetail sales declined by 0.6% during November, double analysts’ estimates of an 0.3% decline.
WhatThe decline in retail sales sent markets spiraling down, with the S&P 500 declining 2.49% during yesterday’s session.
The decline was spread out across consumption in several different categories such as furniture, building materials, vehicles, etc.
So WhatA strong USD, slower global growth, and record-high interest rates all played a role in pushing consumers away from spending during November.
Now WhatRetail spending is expected to continue to suffer, as the possibility of a recession in addition to a strong USD that is affecting imports takes its toll on consumer consumption.
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