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Seasonal Adjustment Oddities Boost US January Retail Sales

Chief Economist
Investment Strategist

The Economy

  • Robust US inflation read revives debate over disinflation.
  • Housing activity contracts further in Canada.
  • UK inflation retreats.
  • Eurozone industrial output declines.
  • Japan’s GDP details strong despite headline disappointment.
  • Another month of job losses in Australia.

Spotlight On Next Week

  • Canadian inflation to moderate further.
  • Japanese inflation may surprise to the upside, and so could Aussie wages.

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