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U.S. Retail Sales Signal an Economy Starting to Rev Up

New York Times (12/11/14) Neil Irwin

Total U.S. retail sales increased 0.7% in November, more than the 0.4% rise forecast by analysts. Other positive economic indicators include the dollar value of gas station sales dropping by 0.8%; falling energy prices are leaving consumers with more income to spend. It appears that the weak sales on Black Friday were misleading and that consumers are spending more evenly.