July 16 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg economist Joseph Brusuelas discusses data on U.S. retail sales and manufacturing in the New York region.
Retail sales fell 0.5 percent in June, following a 0.2 percent decrease the previous month. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s general economic index rose to 7.4 from 2.3 in June. (Brusuelas is a Bloomberg economist. The opinions expressed are his own. Source: Bloomberg)