Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Making the case that the consumer is slowing down

 - by New Deal democrat

A year ago, based on the long leading indicators at the time, I thought the economy would be in the midst of a slowdown about now.  I have a new post up at XE.com, making the Case for a consumer slowdown, based on trends in housing and cars.

The evidence is far from solid, especially given the relief consumers are having at the gas pump. We'll see.