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UpInArms Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-16-08 08:15 AM
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27. RPT-TABLE-US chain store sales fell 1.4 pct last week
http://www.reuters.com/article/bondsNews/idUSN161351200...

NEW YORK, Dec 16, (Reuters) - Redbook Research on Tuesday
released the following seasonally adjusted weekly data on U.S.
chain store sales:

Year-over-year: Week (w/e 12/13/08 vs year ago)       -1.4 pct
Year-over-year:Month (December 2008 vs December 2007) -1.1 pct
Month-over-month: (December 2008 vs November 2008) -0.7 pct
The Johnson Redbook Retail Sales Index is a sales-weighted
index of year-over-year same-store sales growth in a sample of
large U.S. general merchandise retailers representing about
9,000 stores.
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  -STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday December 16 ozymandius  Dec-16-08 04:35 AM   #0 
  - Market WrapUp  ozymandius   Dec-16-08 04:39 AM   #1 
  - Today's Reports  ozymandius   Dec-16-08 04:41 AM   #2 
  - U.S. Nov. housing starts fall 18.9% to 625,000 annual rate - lowest on record  UpInArms   Dec-16-08 07:35 AM   #17 
  - U.S. Nov. housing starts plunge 18.9% to record low  UpInArms   Dec-16-08 07:58 AM   #22 
  - Here in Michigan banks are giving houses away when you open a new checking account.  tclambert   Dec-16-08 02:31 PM   #69 
     - I'll keep that in mind.  Dr.Phool   Dec-16-08 02:44 PM   #75 
  - U.S. consumer prices fall 1.7% vs. 1.4% drop expected (can anyone say "deflation"?)  UpInArms   Dec-16-08 07:59 AM   #23 
  - CPI slide steepest since '32  UpInArms   Dec-16-08 09:04 AM   #46 
  - Ufff. n/t  Ghost Dog   Dec-16-08 08:33 AM   #33 
  - RPT-TABLE-US chain store sales fell 1.4 pct last week  UpInArms   Dec-16-08 08:15 AM   #27 
  - U.S. Nov. trimmed CPI flat, up 2.7% in past year  UpInArms   Dec-16-08 10:40 AM   #53 
  - FOMC cuts fed funds rate to range of 0% to 0.25% (someone hold my hair, please?)  UpInArms   Dec-16-08 01:25 PM   #64 
  - Oil prices rise above $45 ahead of OPEC meeting  ozymandius   Dec-16-08 04:42 AM   #3 
  - Fed ready to slash rates amid deepening recession  ozymandius   Dec-16-08 04:45 AM   #4 
  - World markets climb before expected Fed rate cut  ozymandius   Dec-16-08 04:47 AM   #5 
  - Yes. Europe shares up after euro zone PMI, UK inflation  Ghost Dog   Dec-16-08 06:04 AM   #10 
     - Cadbury warns of slower growth as downturn bites  Ghost Dog   Dec-16-08 06:09 AM   #12 
        - "downturn bites?"  tclambert   Dec-16-08 02:36 PM   #71 
           - Heh. You've got a sense of (maybe a bit dry, twisted, on account of 'history')  Ghost Dog   Dec-16-08 03:04 PM   #81 
  - Shock waves spread from Madoff scandal  ozymandius   Dec-16-08 04:52 AM   #6 
  - Judge signs order to protect Madoff investors  ozymandius   Dec-16-08 04:53 AM   #7 
  - Should be an interesting test of the relatively young LLC moniker. We'll need to get the popcorn  54anickel   Dec-16-08 05:59 AM   #9 
  - They can claim up to $100,000 for their cash balances and up to $400,000 for any securities  Robbien   Dec-16-08 07:44 AM   #18 
  - The billionaire investors won't be happy with that.  tclambert   Dec-16-08 02:41 PM   #73 
  - Sweet  tama   Dec-16-08 08:33 AM   #34 
     - .  machI   Dec-17-08 05:28 AM   #106 
  - Hedge Fund Scam = tarbaby= the scam that keeps on taking n/t  kickysnana   Dec-16-08 07:49 AM   #20 
  - Ha! Firms are now rushing to let people know they were NOT invested in Madoff  Robbien   Dec-16-08 07:53 AM   #21 
  - Gee, I guess we need to check those companies next and find out why...  Prag   Dec-16-08 08:47 AM   #41 
  - Sometimes I think the whole stock market is a Ponzi scheme.  tclambert   Dec-16-08 02:47 PM   #76 
     - It certainly looks that way in the Markets current manifestation.  Prag   Dec-16-08 03:01 PM   #79 
     - Great minds think alike.  sarcasmo   Dec-16-08 04:11 PM   #100 
  - Good list, thanks for a start.  Ghost Dog   Dec-16-08 08:48 AM   #42 
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  - Levitt Says S.E.C. Isnt to Blame for Madoff  Robbien   Dec-16-08 08:27 AM   #32 
  - "Levitt is now an adviser to Carlyle Group." It takes one to know one I guess.  Prag   Dec-16-08 08:44 AM   #39 
  - Did this man ever see any 'inconvenient' evidence anywhere?  Ghost Dog   Dec-16-08 09:03 AM   #45 
  - Madoff 'Tragedy' Said to Have Escaped Scrutiny by SEC  UpInArms   Dec-16-08 08:36 AM   #36 
  - Haha! Does the current SEC scrutinize anyone?  Prag   Dec-16-08 08:40 AM   #38 
  - The Madoff Saga: Perils of Fraudulent Conveyance  UpInArms   Dec-16-08 09:26 AM   #48 
  - So the theme of lax regulation, or sleepy regulators, leading to financial disaster continues.  tclambert   Dec-16-08 02:50 PM   #78 
  - Looks like they're going for the 'lone gunman' theory here.  Prag   Dec-16-08 08:38 AM   #37 
  - "I wouldn't touch that area with a ten-foot barge-pole"  Ghost Dog   Dec-16-08 10:55 AM   #54 
  - No, think man! There has got to be a way to blame the Democrats!  tclambert   Dec-16-08 03:16 PM   #85 
  - Heard on NPR  TalkingDog   Dec-16-08 02:03 PM   #67 
  - Stock futures mixed ahead of Goldman and Fed  ozymandius   Dec-16-08 04:58 AM   #8 
  - Debt: 12/12/2008 10,597,068,737,927.10 (DOWN 816,321,531.60) (.6 FICA, .2 public)  Festivito   Dec-16-08 06:08 AM   #11 
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  - Worth re-quoting:  Ghost Dog   Dec-16-08 06:42 AM   #13 
  - "the future of our economy and national security is inextricably linked " with military spending  kenzee13   Dec-16-08 06:55 AM   #14 
  - Hybrids and electric cars take us a step closer, but  tclambert   Dec-16-08 07:26 AM   #15 
     - Thanks for the addition of some background.  Prag   Dec-16-08 08:55 AM   #44 
     - Yeah. Big question. Still very dangerous but we're putting a lot of international money  Ghost Dog   Dec-16-08 09:21 AM   #47 
        - Yeah, it ticks me off that the leading edge fusion research isn't in America.  tclambert   Dec-16-08 03:30 PM   #86 
           - We're all trying our best to work on it. Indeed.  Ghost Dog   Dec-16-08 03:56 PM   #94 
  - China and India: Suddenly vulnerable (last week's Economist Leader)  Ghost Dog   Dec-16-08 07:31 AM   #16 
  - Some of the comments there are...  Ghost Dog   Dec-16-08 08:36 AM   #35 
  - It's interesting that China is affected, too.  tclambert   Dec-16-08 03:35 PM   #87 
  - dollar watch  UpInArms   Dec-16-08 07:48 AM   #19 
  - Dollar falls ahead of Fed decision  UpInArms   Dec-16-08 09:42 AM   #50 
  - Goldman reports $3.6 Billion loss in trading and principal investments  UpInArms   Dec-16-08 08:01 AM   #24 
  - line item information:  UpInArms   Dec-16-08 08:25 AM   #30 
  - Goldman employee pay falls sharply in 2008  UpInArms   Dec-16-08 09:46 AM   #51 
  - TREASURIES - 30Y yield sets record low after record CPI drop - Look Out Below!  UpInArms   Dec-16-08 08:14 AM   #26 
  - 2.8 today  tama   Dec-16-08 03:36 PM   #88 
  - Best Buy posts lower net, looks to cut jobs  UpInArms   Dec-16-08 08:18 AM   #28 
  - Columbus, Oh - National Century Trial - Ex-client tells of his threat to tattle  DemReadingDU   Dec-16-08 08:23 AM   #29 
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  - 9:43 EST doing the rate cut boogey! it's all good!  UpInArms   Dec-16-08 08:44 AM   #40 
  - Oh, joy! Goldman's losing money! All is right with the world!  Prag   Dec-16-08 08:49 AM   #43 
  - Measliest raises in 32 years on tap: survey  UpInArms   Dec-16-08 09:30 AM   #49 
  - Old joke ....  AnneD   Dec-16-08 12:13 PM   #58 
  - Now, we get called 'workers';  Ghost Dog   Dec-16-08 12:17 PM   #59 
     - Aye, there's the rub.  tclambert   Dec-16-08 03:40 PM   #90 
  - A DUer recommended a must-read site for SMW denizens  Danascot   Dec-16-08 10:13 AM   #52 
  - Tansy.....here is something to gnaw on...........  AnneD   Dec-16-08 10:58 AM   #55 
  - This helps also.  Dr.Phool   Dec-16-08 11:14 AM   #56 
  - That brings me to a question  burf   Dec-16-08 12:27 PM   #61 
  - Thanks. When I get my paying work done. . . . .  Tansy_Gold   Dec-16-08 01:54 PM   #66 
  - Cutting back on law & enforcement isn't usually the best way to reduce bad behavior.  snot   Dec-16-08 03:01 PM   #80 
  - The key to preventing the next Madoff scheme is deregulating the antiquated web of securities laws?  tclambert   Dec-16-08 03:54 PM   #93 
  - News you can really use........  AnneD   Dec-16-08 11:59 AM   #57 
  - Credit card crackdown coming soon  AnneD   Dec-16-08 12:18 PM   #60 
  - The Queen's Credit Crunch.......  AnneD   Dec-16-08 12:40 PM   #62 
  - everybody's got something to hide 'cept for me an my charred monkey meat  AnneD   Dec-16-08 12:52 PM   #63 
  - 2:25 EST Yippie Freakin' Skippie! Free Money!!!  UpInArms   Dec-16-08 01:26 PM   #65 
  - Last hour up, up we go with lower rates  CatholicEdHead   Dec-16-08 02:42 PM   #74 
  - Fed speaks, Fed pumps: corruption continues unabated  specimenfred1984   Dec-16-08 02:06 PM   #68 
  - My favorite dodge "I'm not even looking at my 401k"  specimenfred1984   Dec-16-08 02:31 PM   #70 
  - I've heard that five times already, among my limited set of acquaintances.  Prag   Dec-16-08 03:05 PM   #82 
  - Are they passing out psychelics on Wall Street today?  Dr.Phool   Dec-16-08 02:47 PM   #77 
  - Fed slashes key rate to near zero (CNN)  Prag   Dec-16-08 03:12 PM   #83 
     - Nowhere to go but negative % now?  CatholicEdHead   Dec-16-08 03:37 PM   #89 
     - Yeah, a friend of mine just called and told me.  Dr.Phool   Dec-16-08 03:47 PM   #92 
     - This just in: Fed sets interest rate to the Square root of negative one.  tclambert   Dec-16-08 04:01 PM   #95 
        - Damn! Where's my cipherin' machine?  Dr.Phool   Dec-16-08 04:02 PM   #96 
        - It's a math joke!  tclambert   Dec-16-08 04:05 PM   #97 
        - As in: imaginary money? n/t  tama   Dec-16-08 04:07 PM   #98 
  - Today's Beetle Bailey  antigop   Dec-16-08 03:12 PM   #84 
  - Huffpo: Will The Madoff Debacle Finally End The "Who Could Have Known?" Era?  specimenfred1984   Dec-16-08 03:46 PM   #91 
  - Hey, it's after 4! Where's my closing numbers?  tclambert   Dec-16-08 04:08 PM   #99 
  - A year ago Madoff gave a lecture on regs saying "It's virtually impossible to violate rules"  Robbien   Dec-16-08 04:14 PM   #101 
  - Madoff: " I'm very close with regulators, in fact, my niece married one".  Dr.Phool   Dec-16-08 05:28 PM   #102 
  - end of sucker-run-up day numbers  UpInArms   Dec-16-08 05:29 PM   #103 
     - Dow +359? Jeebus. Who honestly thinks this bubble is going to reinflate?  ozymandius   Dec-16-08 07:22 PM   #104 
        - Somebody still has a job?  Dr.Phool   Dec-16-08 08:22 PM   #105 
 

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