Monthly Economic Review

Each month, NRF reviews the state of the U.S. economy, including consumer sentiment, employment, housing, retail sales and other leading economic indicators.

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Monthly Economic Review: April 2021
With multiple highly effective vaccines firmly in place, the economic outlook is much stronger than a few months ago.
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One Year Later, Economy 'Has Come a Long Way'
The economy has made dramatic progress since the pandemic hit a year ago, NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz says.
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Monthly Economic Review: March 2021
The economy depends more than anything else on the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines.
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