RTTNews - Business inventories continued to decrease in the month of April, according to a report released by the Commerce Department on Thursday, with the report also showing a modest decrease in business sales for the month.

The report showed that business inventories fell 1.1 percent in April following a revised 1.3 percent decrease in March. Economists had expected the drop in inventories to match the 1.0 percent decrease originally reported for the previous month.

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