Small business optimism

Elections Breed Uncertainty.

ICSC-Goldman Store Sales (week ended 11/10/2012) Store Sales – Week/Week +0.7%. Previous was -0.2% Store Sales – Year/Year 1.8%. Previous was 1.4% Redbook Store Sales Year/Year +1.6%. Previous was +0.8%. Consumer Metrics Institute This near realtime measure of consumer demand started moving upward two days after the election.  This same effect – pre-election slump and