In line with my video where I talk about the underlying numbers of the economy, one statistic that is not getting much media play is Global Manufacturing.

In most countries manufacturing is contracting, except for a few select, including the United States.

Hmmm, what is this telling us? This is a problem in a global economy and over the coming months I’ll continue to watch the trend.

Nothing to do now but be aware of this indicator.

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