Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Chart of the Day: F-Series Sales Say Good Things About the Economy

While the trend in overall auto sales the past few months has been nothing to write home about (now subtracting a point from our PWA macro score), Ford's F-Series truck sales have been nothing short of stellar.

While not itself a data point we score, we do acknowledge that -- being the preferred vehicle of U.S. small businesses (the employers of 2/3rds of American workers) -- F-Series truck sales results are in a real sense an economic indicator worth tracking.

Here's Bespoke with the numbers (note present sales vs the '08-'09 recession):   click to enlarge...

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