Flat Fundamentals.

NFIB Small Business Optimism Index (October 2016)

– level 94.9. Previous was 94.1

 
Redbook Chain Store Sales (week ended 11/5/2016)

– Store Sales year/year +0.7%. Previous was +0.6%

 

JOLTS (September 2016)

– Job Openings 5,486,000. Previous was 5,453,000.

 
JOLTS stands for Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey. This is a broad measure of job availability.