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Repeats Story Initially Transmitted at 22:06 GMT Mar 8/17:06 EST Mar 8
                       Mar 11   Mar 11       Mar 11  Mar 12    Mar 12     Mar 13
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                                Retail                            CPI    Durable
                       Retail    Sales     Business          ex-food,  Goods New
                        Sales  Ex-Auto  Inventories     CPI    energy     Orders
Data For                  Jan      Jan          Dec     Feb       Feb        Jan
Denomination             % Ch     % Ch         % Ch    % Ch      % Ch       % Ch
Median Forecast **       -0.1      0.2          0.6     0.2       0.2       -0.5
High Forecast             0.5      0.9          0.8     0.3       0.3        1.9
Low Forecast             -0.9     -0.6          0.4     0.1       0.1       -2.3
Mean                     -0.1      0.2          0.6     0.2       0.2       -0.4
Standard Deviation        0.3      0.3          0.1     0.1       0.0        1.0
No. of Responses           23       21            6      23        24         21
Amherst Pierpont         -0.2      0.3           NA     0.2       0.2        0.3
Bank of the West         -0.2      0.1          0.6     0.2       0.2       -0.9
Barclays Capital           NA       NA           NA     0.2       0.2         NA
Bayerische
Landesbank               -0.1      0.3           NA     0.3       0.2        0.0
Capital Economics        -0.1      0.2           NA     0.2       0.2        0.8
CIBC                     -0.2      0.2           NA     0.3       0.2        0.0
Comerica Bank            -0.3      0.0           NA     0.3       0.2         NA
Credit Suisse            -0.3     -0.1           NA     0.2       0.2       -0.8
Deka                     -0.1      0.3           NA      NA       0.2       -1.5
Deutsche Bank              NA       NA          0.4     0.2       0.2        1.9
HSBC                      0.1      0.3           NA     0.2       0.1        0.2
ING Group                 0.5       NA           NA     0.2       0.2       -0.5
Intesa Sanpaolo           0.1      0.4           NA      NA       0.2       -0.7
J.P. Morgan              -0.1      0.4           NA     0.1       0.1        1.3
Jefferies Economics       0.0      0.0          0.5     0.2        NA       -1.2
Lloyds Bank               0.3       NA          0.4     0.2       0.2       -0.5
Morgan Stanley           -0.9     -0.6           NA     0.2       0.2         NA
Natwest                   0.1      0.6           NA     0.2       0.2       -1.1
Nomura                    0.0      0.1           NA     0.2       0.2       -1.8
RBC                       0.1      0.6           NA     0.3       0.2         NA
Scotiabank               -0.3      0.2           NA     0.3       0.3       -0.5
SocGen                   -0.4     -0.1           NA     0.2       0.2       -0.4
TD Securities            -0.5      0.0           NA     0.2       0.2        0.1
Umaryland                 0.5      0.9          0.8     0.1       0.2       -0.8
Wells Fargo               0.2      0.3          0.6     0.2       0.2       -2.3
     
** Note: The survey median is compiled solely from the forecasts listed above
and is not intended to represent a market consensus.
--MNI Washington Bureau; +1 (973) 494-2611; email: harrison.clarke@marketnews.com
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