Retail sales grew 1.3% in the week ended October 20 after climbing 1.8% the week before, according to the weekly retail sales report released by Johnson Redbook Tuesday.

Month-to-date, October grew 1.6% from last year (relative to a target of a 1.9% gain), while slipping 1.7% from September (relative to a target of a 1.4% drop).

Subscribe Now

Independent and authoritative analysis and perspective for the bond buying industry.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.