Most Traded Goods Between U.S. and China

Most Traded Goods Between U.S. and China Taking a closer look at U.S. exports to China, and China exports to U.S., amid the trade war. Image: howmuch.net

Sentiment on Durable Goods Purchases Lead the Unemployment Rate

Sentiment on Durable Goods Purchases Lead the Unemployment Rate This chart suggests that sentiment on durable goods purchases lead the unemployment rate by 12 months, and that the U.S. economy seems to be moving into the late phase of its business cycle. Image: Deutsche Bank Global Research

China’s Trade Balance by Country

China’s Trade Balance by Country China exports $2.5 trillion worth of goods to other countries and has a trade balance of $367 billion. Image: howmuch.net

U.S. Discretionary Spending and Recessions

U.S. Discretionary Spending and Recessions Because there are few imbalances, Deutsche Bank suggests that the U.S. expansion could continue for many more years. Note: discreationary spending defined as consumer durable goods, plus business capex, plus residential investment (i.e. PCE durables + gross private domestic investment). Image: Deutsche Bank Global Research