U.S. Real Retail Sales and Recession

U.S. Real Retail Sales and Recession In August, U.S. real retail sales stand at 9.37% YoY. About 70% of U.S. GDP is personal consumption. In the past, real retail sales trended sideways before the recession began.

U.S. Consumer Confidence – U.S. Auto Sales

U.S. Consumer Confidence – U.S. Auto Sales U.S. auto sales have fallen by 14% year-over-year in August, amid weaker consumer confidence and spending in the United States. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

U.S. Heavy Trucks Sales and Recessions

U.S. Heavy Trucks Sales and Recessions U.S. heavy trucks sales fell in July to 440K (annualized). Historically, before recessions and bear markets, heavy truck sales tend to peak and then decline. Click the Image to Enlarge