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Summary: The real economy is continuing to accelerate even as nominal spending on output is largely still decelerating. Wages, prices, and nominal aggregates are largely growing at a slower pace, with the lone area of nominal acceleration stemming from the effects of strong employment growth (more people earning paychecks that can be spent subsequently).