Jeremy Hobson: We’ll start with some good news from the Commerce Department this morning: Retail sales were up 0.8 percent last month. That’s the first uptick in four months.
Juli Niemann is an analyst with Smith Moore and Company. She’s with us live from St. Louis as she is every Tuesday.
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