Thursday, January 11, 2018

Friday: Retail Sales, CPI

by Bill McBride on 1/11/2018 08:22:00 PM

Friday:
• At 8:30 AM ET: Retail sales for December will be released.  The consensus is for a 0.5% increase in retail sales.

• Also at 8:30 AM: The Consumer Price Index for December from the BLS. The consensus is for a 0.1% increase in CPI, and a 0.2% increase in core CPI.

• At 10:00 AM: Manufacturing and Trade: Inventories and Sales (business inventories) report for November.  The consensus is for a 0.3% increase in inventories.