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The US Census Bureau releases a monthly report on retail sales in the United States. As per its website, the Census Bureau conducts an advance monthly survey of retail trade and food services companies. The April retail sales report indicated that the gains were broad-based with nine of the 13 major categories moving higher during the month.
Real consumer spending took a nosedive in the first quarter (chart below) as consumers assessed the impact President Trump's tax reform plan. In turn, consumer sentiment has remained stuck in a range since February. Retail stocks have followed suit.
CEO Elon Musk may end up getting the last laugh after all. Tesla shares were up nearly 3% Monday afternoon, taking the stock's price back above $300 and erasing all of the losses the company's shares took following last week's much-talked-about earnings call. Tesla's May 2 earnings call was most notable for the way Musk was dismissive of questions from a pair of Wall Street analysts who asked questions that the mercurial CEO believed were inconsequential.
The first quarter of 2018 wasn’t exactly that wonderful for investors. It started out just fine — driven by rising GDP growth and expectations of the new Republican tax plan … but then things sort of fell out. Volatility returned with a vengeance and the market entered a downward spiral. The benchmark SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY) dropped 2.64% in March after a 3.89% decline in February. All in all, the SPY managed to lose about 1.17% over the entire first quarter.
The US Census Bureau, which releases a monthly report on US retail sales, conducts an advance monthly survey of retail trade and food service companies to establish an early estimate of sales for the month. According to the April 16 report, advance estimates of US retail (XRT) and food services for March 2018 were $494.6 billion, an increase of 0.6% from the revised February reading of $491.8 billion.
The US Census Bureau releases a monthly report on retail sales in the US. According to the notes on the official website, the Census Bureau conducts an advance monthly survey of retail trade and food services companies. According to the December retail sales report, gains were spread across the industries.
The United States Census Bureau's latest retail (XRT) sales report was released on December 14, 2017. It reported that retail sales for November have risen 0.8%.
After reaching a lifetime high in October 2017, the ISM (Institute of Supply Management) non-manufacturing index fell 2.7 percentage points to 57.4%.
VanEck announced today the following 2017 annual distributions per share for its VanEck Vectors® equity exchange-traded funds.
Traders are going to be champing at the bit today to act on all of the Black Friday retail sales data that came out over the weekend. This is make-or-break time for many retail stocks, but not all retail stocks will be treated equally. You see, Black Friday and Cyber Monday tell very different stories.
VanEck announced today preliminary yearend distribution estimates for its VanEck Vectors® equity exchange-traded funds.
Core sales—excluding energy (XLE), building materials, and auto sales—also rose 0.4% in October, which is a positive sign for the economy.
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Realty Income (O), a retail REIT engaged in US real estate investment, recorded 8% revenue growth in 2016, compared with 10% growth in 2015. The growth was driven by rentals…