Skip to comments.Japan retail sales, household spending beat forecasts
Posted on 10/28/2013 6:37:11 PM PDT by TexGrillEdited on 10/28/2013 6:39:59 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
Japanese retail sales rose 3.1 percent from a year earlier in September, official data showed on Tuesday, a sign a personal spending is continuing to support the nation's economy.
The increase was much higher than the 1.9 percent rise analysts polled by Reuters were expecting, and marked a second straight month of gains. Spending on luxury goods, food and automobiles led the rise.
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If you think we are printing money..the Japanese are showing us how it’s done. The amount of spending HAS to go up. I wonder if the units are going up as well?