Category: It’s the Economy

January Retail: Best January Ever

We had a record Retail Sales month during January after a record retail sales year during 2018. The Government Shutdown appears to have impacted three retail sectors.

Feb. 2019 ADP Report: Remarkable

The ADP Payroll data was reported as a miss today. This is remarkable. The Data for 2018 was revised higher by 122,000 positions. The January 2019 data was revised higher by 87,000. There were 202,000 workers added to the economy plus the 183,000 that were officially added. All Sectors added workers month to month and February to February.