Market Weekly: Sep 11-Sep-15-2017

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August Retail Sales: -0.2% M/M vs. +0.1% expected, +0.6% prior .
Ex-autos: +0.2% M/M vs. +0.5% expected, +0.5% prior

Sept. Empire State Survey: -0.8 to 24.4 vs. 19.0 expected, 25.2 prior.
New Orders 24.9 vs. 20.6.
Shipments 16.2 vs. 12.4
Number of Employees 10.6 vs. 6.2

Aug Consumer Sentiment: 95.3 vs. 96.0 expected and 96.8 prior.
Current economic conditions 113.9 vs. 110.9 prior.
Index of consumer expectations 83.4 vs. 87.7 prior.

July business inventories: +0.2% at $1,873.9B in-line with consensus and +0.5% prior.
Sales: +0.2% at $1,358.8B.
Inventory/Sales ratio of 1.38.

Aug. Industrial Production: -0.9% at 104.7 vs. +0.1% consensus, +0.4% prior.
Capacity utilization: 76.1% vs. 76.7% consensus, 76.9% prior (revised).

Atlanta Fed GDPNow cuts Q3 outlook to 2.2% GDP growth in Q3, down from 3% a week ago