Retail Sales Rise Slightly; CE Up 2.1 Percent

Domestic retail sales increased 0.2 percent in November, a smaller-than-expected increase that nevertheless represented the sixth straight month of growth in the Commerce Department’s figures.

The electronics sector, meanwhile, posted growth of 2.1 percent, the department said.

The overall number for October was also revised to 0.6 percent. See the full chart (PDF link) here.

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