U.S. Real Retail Sales and Recession

U.S. Real Retail Sales and Recession In February, U.S. real retail sales stand at -0.56% YoY. About 70% of U.S. GDP is personal consumption. In the past, real retail sales trended sideways before the recession began.

U.S. Retail Sales

U.S. Retail Sales Recent U.S. retail sales data shows that there is a slowdown in consumer spending, which can have a detrimental effect on the U.S. economy. Image: Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

U.S. Retail Inventories

U.S. Retail Inventories Retail inventories in the United States continue to rise. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy