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Discretionary Spending Suggests US Expansion has Legs

The US economic expansion is close to 100 months in length. Still short of the record 119 from 1991-to-2001. Still, this suggests there is a good chance the current expansion is at a maturity. On this, an interesting chart came across our desks (courtesy of Pictet) which we've recreated below. It shows US pleasure boat purchases as a percent of total consumption. Read more from Marcus Dewsnap.
Discretionary Spending Suggests US Expansion has Legs

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