AFP EconWatch--Weekly Economic Newsletter
AFP EconWatch, edited by Kevin Roth (Managing Director, Research), provides financial professionals every Monday morning with commentary on the latest economic news and the possible effects on their organization. The newsletter also incorporates This Week in Corporate Finance, a weekly column edited by Brian Kalish (Director, Finance Lead) reviewing the previous week's key finance news.
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Lower gasoline prices supported increased retail sales during October. The Census Bureau estimates retail sales were at a seasonally adjusted $444.5 billion, up 0.3 percent for the month and 4.1 percent from a year earlier. (PDF, Log-in required)
Manufacturing activity gained a feeble 0.2 percent during October, hurt by the third consecutive decline in automobile production.
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