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Podcast: Hear more about October’s retail sales. (15 min)

November 17, 2021

This week saw very positive data across the economy, including retail sales, the National Association of Home Builders housing market index, and industrial production. Yet supply chains are still strained and inflation is at its highest level in several years. Nationwide’s Chief Economist David Berson and Senior Economist Ben Ayers provide their perspective on these reports and whether or not they suggest a pickup in the economy ahead.

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