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Summary: Our activity indicators remain relatively unchanged over the course of the week because it was a light week of activity data. Real economic trends look to still be accelerating even as nominal economic trends decelerate. If we look ahead to the coming weeks and months, real output data should continue to signal productivity improvement and the soft survey data has upside risk, but nominal spending and labor market trends are likely to show more deceleration from here.