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Are Leading Indicators Calling for Slowdown in the United States?

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Are Leading Indicators Calling for Slowdown in the United States?

The United States’ economy has been firing on all cylinders for a while now, which has led to very strong gains for its major stock indices. While the major indices have been hovering around all-time highs, leading indicators—including semiconductors, financials, and homebuilders—have been showing some weakness, to say the least. The Daily Semiconductor Bull 3X Shares (SOXL), Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares (FAS), and Daily Homebuilders & Supplies Bull 3X Shares (NAIL) have quickly turned from market darlings to market duds, and the pain may only be getting started.