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22 Apr. 2015 Do rising Inventories pose a threat to growth?

By Ian Shepherdson

A classic indicator of impending recession is the emergence of excessive levels of inventory across the economy. The pace of businesses inventory accumulation typically lags sales growth, so when activity slows, usually in response to higher interest rates, firms are left with unsold goods.

Posted: 22nd Apr 2015 in 'U.S. Documents'

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