Total Retail Sales, including food, automobiles and gasoline dropped 2.64% from March to April (data from the US Census Bureau Monthly Retail Trade Report). The decline was steeper-than-normal but milder than last year, so some year-over-year rate-of-change rise occurred. The rate-of-change improvement looks good, but the underlying trend is one of slower growth in this segment of...
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Announcing New ITR European Office
ITR Economics International (itreconomics.eu), the world’s leading authority in business cycle forecasting, recently opened its European office in Brussels, Belgium. A press conference to announce the opening was held at the Glocal Solutions EU Headquarters on May 31, 2012, attended by members of the European business community and financial press. more...
ITR's Economic Forecasting: Solutions for Successful Business Planning and Management
In a Business Day interview with Terry Bradshaw, ITR Economics' Alan Beaulieu discusses his firm's holistic approach to accurate and actionable economic forecasting. Providing expert knowledge of leading indicators, as well as skilled observations of today's global economy, ITR's big picture approach helps businesses manage economic cycles.
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