Yep the employment numbers looked reasonable but we are going to have to see better wage growth going forward and much less reliance on consumer credit if we are to believe that the economy is no longer skating on thin ice:
Motor vehicles and parts new orders have kept on rising:
But non revolving debt is growing at its hottest pace since 2000/2001
And as a % of disposable income, much higher:
And relative to income growth, well, historically high levels again:
I just do not feel comfortable with these kinds of fundamentals underpinning growth expectations.