Saturday, February 6, 2016

Vicious Downward Economic Cycle Gaining Strength in US #Vicouscycle

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The economic contraction, a vicious, self-reinforcing downward cycle of contracting leading indicators and deteriorating confidence, continues to elude the majority focused generally on the Super Bowl and bullish interpretations from 'top' US forecasters - whatever that means.

Insight readers probably have the following memorized by now,

The Economic Activity Composite's contraction, a trend that significantly increases the odds of an officially-recognized recession in the United States in 2016, continues to elude the majority that generally believes the US economy remains on solid footing. The majority, always a day late and dollar short in terms of timing, will panic only after economic reality completely invalidates their beliefs.

Headline: US exports fell in 2015 for first time since recession

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit rose in December as American exports fell for a third straight month, reflecting the pressures of a stronger dollar and spreading global weakness. Those factors contributed to the first annual drop in U.S. export sales since the Great Recession shrank global trade six years ago.


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