by Mike ‘Mish’ Shedlock
According to the Wall Street Journal auto sales in April were down.
This morning, Bloomberg Econoday said last month’s sales were “easily beatable”. By mid-afternoon, Bloomberg said sales were down but one needed to wait for the final numbers.
When the final numbers were posted, auto sales were purportedly up, and down.
Motor Vehicle Sales Bloomberg Econoday
Let’s kick things off with a look at Bloomberg Econoday reporting of motor vehicle sales.