The Commerce Department said Friday retail and food sales fell 2.8% from September, and 4.1% from the October 2007. The month-over-month decline is the largest in 16 years, and surpasses the previous record set in November 2001.
From Economic Indicators (Commerce Department):
One can see autos have dropped through the floor.
Autos were 60,501, down from 78,967 one year ago but so is Gas!
Gas is down from 43,821 to 38,275 in one month.