The data continue to reflect a weak economy with GDP growth the size of a rounding error. Zero growth in productivity and sinking profitability point to a dicey environment for stocks and commodities. But good news for bonds.
Growth in employment is just enough to produce the bare needs of those employed. No wealth is added to the national pie, however, due to the dismal productivity figures.
The business cycle is alive and well.
Details will be discussed in depth in the next issue of The Peter Dag Portfolio.
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Author, Profiting in Bull and Bear Markets
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