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Outlook Remains Bearish

Release for:  September 2017
Source:  U.S. Department of Commerce
Percent changes calculated by Market News International
Mo/mo percent change:            Sep-17   Aug-17   Jul-17
Sales, total                        1.3      1.9      0.0
 Durable goods sales                0.7      2.3      0.3
  Automotive                        0.7      4.4     -0.7
  Furniture                        -0.3     -0.1      1.2
  Lumber                            2.1      0.1      0.9
  Professional equipt.             -2.8      2.4      2.8
   Computer equipt.                -3.8      4.5      1.8
  Metals                            3.4      1.6      0.2
  Electrical goods                  1.6      2.9     -0.4
  Hardware                          1.5      1.1     -1.0
  Machinery                         1.9      1.2      0.3
  Misc. durable goods               0.4      1.2     -0.6
 Nondurable goods sales             1.8      1.6     -0.2
  Paper & paper products           -3.8     -1.7     -0.1
  Drugs                            -1.4     -0.3     -0.6
  Apparel                          -0.2      0.1      1.9
  Groceries                        -1.5     -0.3     -1.1
  Farm-products                    -0.8      0.2     -1.6
  Chemicals                         1.7     -0.4      4.0
  Petroleum, products              12.6      8.3      0.1
  Alcohol                          -0.6      0.8     -4.1
  Misc. nondurable goods           -0.9      1.3      2.6
Inventories, total                  0.3      0.8      0.6
  (previous)                                 0.9      0.6
 Durable goods stocks               0.3      0.7      1.0
  Automotive                       -0.3      2.1      0.4
  Furniture                         0.4      0.6     -0.3
  Lumber                            0.5      1.2      0.9
  Professional equipt.             -1.1     -0.1     -0.2
   Computer equipt.                -2.5      1.2     -0.3
  Metals                            0.7      1.6      2.4
  Electrical goods                  1.0      0.6      2.7
  Hardware                          0.7      0.8      0.1
  Machinery                         0.2     -0.2      1.2
  Misc. durable goods               2.5      1.2      0.9
 Nondurable goods stocks            0.4      1.0      0.0
  Paper & paper products            1.1      2.1     -0.8
  Drugs                             1.0      3.8     -3.7
  Apparel                           0.2     -1.1     -0.1
  Groceries                         0.1      0.5     -0.1
  Farm-products                    -0.2      1.2      3.8
  Chemicals                         1.1      0.1      0.9
  Petroleum, products               3.0      0.8      2.0
  Alcohol                          -1.1     -0.4      1.0
  Misc. nondurable goods           -1.5     -0.9      2.4
Yr/yr percent change:            Sep-17
Sales, total                        8.5
 Durable goods sales                9.8
  Automotive                       11.8
  Furniture                        -1.6
  Lumber                           10.4
  Professional equipt.              3.7
   Computer equipt.                 5.7
  Metals                           22.0
  Electrical goods                 10.4
  Hardware                          3.8
  Machinery                        10.9
  Misc. durable goods              15.5
 Nondurable goods sales             7.4
  Paper & paper products           -2.3
  Drugs                             3.2
  Apparel                          -6.3
  Groceries                         0.5
  Farm-products                     2.8
  Chemicals                         7.7
  Petroleum, products              31.4
  Alcohol                           1.9
  Misc. nondurable goods            3.2
Inventories, total                  4.6
 Durable goods stocks               5.7
  Automotive                        7.8
  Furniture                         4.9
  Lumber                            6.5
  Professional equipt.              5.5
   Computer equipt.                 8.2
  Metals                           11.6
  Electrical goods                 11.0
  Hardware                          3.4
  Machinery                         0.3
  Misc. durable goods               8.0
 Nondurable goods stocks            3.0
  Paper & paper products            4.4
  Drugs                             2.5
  Apparel                          -5.7
  Groceries                         3.7
  Farm-products                    10.1
  Chemicals                         3.1
  Petroleum, products               5.1
  Alcohol                          -1.3
  Misc. nondurable goods            6.7
  ** MNI Washington Bureau (202) 371-2121 **
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