Auto and Truck Sales

Importance: Medium.
Source: Individual auto manufacturers, seasonal factors by the Commerce Department.
Volatility: Moderate.
Release: Date varies by auto maker from the first business day to the third business day of the month. Data is for month prior.

The Auto and Truck Sales data measures the monthly sales of all domestically produced vehicles. These sales comprise approximately 25% of total retail sales. The demand for autos and trucks is interest rate sensitive and a leading indicator of consumer demand.

Market Reaction:

EventFixed IncomeEquitiesDollar
Auto Sales UpBond Market DownStock Market UpDollar Up
Auto Sales DownBond Market UpStock Market DownDollar Down