no significant move !!!!
US Retail sales jump 1.1% in September
U.S. retail sales rose a seasonally adjusted 1.1% in September, as spending rose for every segment except department stores, the Commerce Department said Monday. Excluding autos, which can have an outsized impact on the report, retail sales also rose 1.1%. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch expected retail sales to rise by 0.9% last month, or by 0.8% minus autos. In addition, the government revised sales figures for August and July to show somewhat higher spending. Retail sales climbed 1.2% in August - the fastest rate in almost two years - instead of 0.9% as previously reported. And the increase in July sales was ... (full story)