Retail Sales & Durable Goods Orders Chart
This chart shows the year-over-year changes in Retail Sales and Durable Goods Orders, in relation to the S&P 500. Retail Sales and Durable Goods Orders are closely followed by many stock traders, and can move the market quickly on release dates. However, as these data measure sales conditions in the past, they may be lagging indicators in stock market timing strategies.
( HINT: Click-and-drag left-to-right on the top chart (S&P 500) to zoom in to a specific date range. Double-click on S&P 500 chart to zoom back out. )