Retail sales up...confidence down

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    You're a fucking idiot.
     
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    Prices are up which makes retail sales appear to be up.
    Volume is the way to measure it not total dollars.
     
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    ( singing ... )

    It's the most wonderful time of the year ....

    Otherwise known as back-to-school.
    I know I spent more than usual in July, with back-to-school sales starting the week after July 4. I imagine retail sales for August will be up as well.
     

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