WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy flexed its muscles last week as a number of reports proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that 1993 will end with a boom.

Statistics on retail sales, manufacturing, and housing displayed impressive bravado and supported the notion that the interest rate sensitive sectors of the economy are finally benefiting from the low level of rates.

Limited Time Offer

Save $400 off your subscription. Special offer ends April 30, 2017.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.