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Cyclical Components of GDP, the Most Important Chart in Macro

To understand where the economy is headed, watch the cyclical components of GDP.
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Cyclical components of GDO, image from Tweet below

Cyclical components of GDO, image from Tweet below

Video Explanation of Cyclicals Importance

Cyclicals including housing and durable goods only constitute ten to fifteen percent of GDP, but the swings account for variations between growth and recession according to Eric Basmajian at EPB Macro.

Housing Bust Underway

Basmajian's theme ties in with the housing bust now underway.

For discussion please see Expect Huge Negative Revisions to New Home Sales as Sales Crash and Orders Cancelled

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Also note Existing Home Sales Skid Another 3.4 Percent in May, Down Fourth Month

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