The US Advance retail sales for May plunged to -1.2%; worse than the forecasted 0.2% and the prior reading of 0.4% and the retail sales less autos for the same month fell to -1.1%, which is worse than the predicted 0.1% and the prior reading if 0.4%, while the retail sales ex auto & Gas dropped to -0.8%, which is worse than the 0.2% and the prior reading of 0.4%.