Retail sales dropped 1.9% in December as higher prices caused consumers to curb spending

The advance monthly sales report to close out the year showed a decline of 1.9%, considerably worse than the Dow Jones estimate for just a 0.1% drop.

Retail sales dropped 1.9% in December as higher prices caused consumers to curb spending
The advance monthly sales report to close out the year showed a decline of 1.9%, considerably worse than the Dow Jones estimate for just a 0.1% drop.