"As the authors point out, what it all means is that "the nearly decade-long economic expansion may be more vulnerable to a further spike in gasoline prices or an escalation of trade conflicts" at present. In an unsustainable situation like this, little shocks can trigger a recession."
Don't put Trump and Logic in the same sentence. Just don't.
OT: Maybe they should stop buying all that avocado bread!
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