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You might ask yourself "so what?" Why does the inventory to sales ratio matter? Well, it turns out the inventory to sales ratio is a good proxy for real economic recessions. When the IS ratio goes above trend, as it did in 2001, 2009 and 2015, the U.S. economy is in a recession.
|Month||Date||Forecast Value||Avg Error|
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|August 19, 2019|
|U.S. GDP Growth, %||2.29|
|U.S. Inflation Rate, %||1.81|
|Gold Price, $/oz t||1495.10|
|Crude Oil Futures, $/bbl||56.19|
|U.S. 10 Year Treasury, %||1.60|