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Infographic: Bizarre and Unusual Economic Indicators

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Economists and financial experts use a variety of indicators when attempting to analyze the state of the economy. Among the countless indicators on the expansive list are a few that are humorous, unusual, and downright bizarre.

From cosmetic surgery, to Egg McMuffin sales, to the width of a man’s tie, the following infographic explores some of the more novel indicators used to measure how well the economy is performing.

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Minters: What’s the strangest economic indicator you’ve ever heard of? Share in the comments below!