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Caterpillar global retail sales of machines -9% in May-July
This Week’s Data
The International Council of Shopping Centers reported weekly sales of major retailers down 1.9% versus the prior week but up 2.2% versus the comparable period a year ago; Redbook Research reported month to date retail chain store sales up 0.2% versus the prior month and 3.4% on a year over year basis.
Weekly mortgage applications fell 4.6%, though purchase applications inched up 1.0%.
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