Tuesday , 26 September 2017


What Recession? This Chart Shows Otherwise

Deutsche Bank’s Joe LaVorgna tracks payroll tax receipts as a measure of real-time labor market health [see an earlier article on that chart and a host of others here] and the latest data for the current quarter show receipts growing 6% year-over-year. [It brings into question all those purveyors of doom who claim that a recesssion is just around the corner.]

So says Mamta Badkar (www.businessinsider.com) in edited excerpts from the original article*.

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Badkar goes on to say:

By no means is the economy booming, but continued labor income growth similar suggests that a recession is not imminent. We will be watching to see if the upcoming employment data corroborate this view. [Below is said chart:]

chart of the day, tax receipts suggest a recession isn't imminent, july 2012

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