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November retail sales numbers ease slowdown fears

MarketWatch 12/14/2018

According to the Commerce Department, retail sales rose 0.2 percent in November on the strength of e-commerce growth and big box store performance. Minus the downward pull of gas prices, the retail number would show a 0.5 percent increase.  Most economists are predicting a slowdown in U.S. economic growth in 2019, although they are still mostly bullish about continued strong consumer spending.

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