Jan. 3 - Reuters Auto Correspondent Bernie Woodall says U.S. vehicle sales are set to rise nine percent in December, but mainly due to customers delaying their purchases.
Here -- you're US day ahead well check it up put up Detroit with the release -- vehicles sales. December's figures are likely to hit thirteen point six million units. The biggest winners are set to be Chrysler and -- died. But Reuters I don't correspondent burning what else says this doesn't consumers are roaring back in the life anytime soon. It's hard to a link who have the December auto sales -- United States to robustly. Economic life. Because so many of these purchases were delayed from earlier in the year. These sales for December expected to be up 9%. But still that's still quite a bit short of what analysts expected this time of the year. Also on the radar -- key pieces of retail data out in the morning 745. Sees the release of chain stores sales from the international council shop senators. Goldman Sachs. At 855 it's the turn of a rat both indicators showed yearly gains of over 4% last week. What barometer of consumers strength will be sonics' first quarter results out after the bell. The drive and restaurant franchise sort operators set to see earnings of nine cents a share that would be down ten cents a year ago. No major surprise is expected according to start non. Just also take the pulse of manufacturing with -- out at 10 AM. I have ours has ordered should be up about one point 9% in November driven by a surge in civilian aircraft man. But the forecaster ads on line growth will be an evening in the near her. And we'll find out who's still in the running for Republican presidential candidates when the dust settles after the Iowa caucus. So far it looks like a three way battle between Mitt Romney Rick Santorum and Ron Paul. Santorum is the latest candidate to rise in the polls but recent numbers show many islands. Could still change their minds results throughout Tuesday night. I've got to shop there this is Reuters Insider.