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Understanding 5 Surprising Economic Indicators
How’s the economy doing? Will things get better, or worse? To analyze and predict domestic and global financial fitness, researchers usually consult an alphabet soup of economic indicators including the CCI (Consumer Confidence Index), the GDP (Gross Domestic Product) and the PPI (Producer Price Index). But there’s an array of more unusual indicators—found right in your own home—that some believe also give insights into our economy.