Business Inventories Grow At Slowest Pace Since May 2013, Inventory-To-Sales Worst Since LehmanBusiness inventories grew at a mere 0.1% in December, missing expectations for the 7th of the last 8 months. This is the slowest inventory growth since May 2013. Perhaps most worrisome is the drop in sales (down 1.1%) which slammed the inventory-to-sales ratio to its highest since July 2009. Zero Hedge