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Ever Weakening Real Final Demand

A slightly different metric better highlights ever-weakening demand.

Real Final Sales of Domestic Product % Change From Year Ago

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I downloaded that data into an Excel spreadsheet capturing the yearly high for each year since 1950.

Real Final Sales of Domestic Product – Yearly Highs Since 1950

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This is an ominous looking trend.

Real final sales of domestic product compared to the previous year trend lower as deficit spending and Fed printing rise.

Mike “Mish” Shedlock