Surveillance: Retail Sales Miss With Gapen

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Michael Gapen, Barclays Chief U.S. Economist, the U.S. retail sales miss reflects more the comedown from stimulus payments than delta variant fears. David Stubbs, JPMorgan Chase Bank Global Head of Market Strategy, says we are in the midst of a productivity shock. Frances Donald, Manulife Investment Management Global Chief Economist & Head of Macroeconomic Strategy, says the manner of the Fed’s taper is more important than the timing. Joe Feldman, Telsey Advisory Group Senior Research Analyst & Assistant Director of Research, expects the next decade to be pretty rosy for major retailers.

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