Manufacturing is in trouble because of heavy inventory imbalances. (See previous posts).
Weak manufacturing implies weak commodities and lower yields (if history is any guide). Profits cannot improve in this environment.
The Fed wants to raise interest rates in this disappointing environment. Good luck!
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