Tuesday, March 31, 2015

31/3/15: Six out of Seven Signs the US Economy is Weaker in Q1


That economic recovery in the U.S. - the engine for growth in far away places, like Ireland, the hope of the IMF, the beacon of the dream that debt stimulus is a fine way to repair structurally weakened (let alone devastated - as in the Euro area) economies is... err... coughing diesel:


Source: @M_McDonough

In basic terms, five out of six tracked Economic Surprise sub-indices are in the red now, with four of them in the red for some time. And the overall Bloomberg Economic Surprise index is in the red, and has been in the red for most of the Q1. And the overall index is falling in steep ticks... which is not good... not good at all.
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