Beginning of Q4 2018
Bloomberg U.S. Economic Surprise Index
Source: LPL Research, Bloomberg 02/21/19
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The Bloomberg U.S. Economic Surprise Index shows the degree to which economic analysts under- or over-estimate the trends in the business cycle. The values of the index are Z-scores, which represent the number of standard deviations that analyst expectations lie above or below normal surprise levels.