The Bad Weather Was The Worst Thing That Happened To The Economy Since The 2011 Debt Ceiling Fight

Some perspective here: This winter, the Bloomberg Economic Surprise Index (which captures the extent to which economic data is performing against economic expectations) has fallen to its lowest level since the 2011 debt ceiling fight.

Thanks weather!

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