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Recession End Does Not Mean All Sectors Recover Equally

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On February 18, 2010 @ 11:00 am In Data Analysis,Economy | Comments Disabled

Yesterday, we noted that the Fed seems to have declared the end of the recession based upon Industrial Production (Federal Reserve Declares Recession Over [1]).

The folks over at Tableau Software took another swipe at the data, and found the answer is less clear cut then the Fed suggests.  A breakdown by sector is somewhat are far less conclusive than Industrial Production


Sector Analysis of Industrial Production

Chart courtesy of Tableau Software [3]


Construction is the obvious laggard, with consumer goods 2nd to last . . .

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[1] Federal Reserve Declares Recession Over: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2010/02/federal-reserve-declares-recession-over/

[2] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/Chartporn-for-End-of-Recession.png

[3] Tableau Software: http://public.tableausoftware.com/views/G17IndustrialProduction_1/G17ProductionIndicators?:embed=yes&:toolbar=yes

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