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Business Inventories  
Released On 11/15/2016 10:00:00 AM For Sep, 2016
PriorConsensusConsensus RangeActual
Inventories - M/M change0.2 %0.2 %0.1 % to 0.3 %0.1 %

Consensus Outlook
Business inventories have only been edging higher but the build may be too much for what has been softness in sales. Forecasters see September's inventories rising 0.2 percent. Unwanted inventories could become a major economic issue if fourth-quarter growth proves weak.

Definition
Business inventories are the dollar amount of inventories held by manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers. The level of inventories in relation to sales is an important indicator of the near-term direction of production activity.  Why Investors Care
 
 

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