WSJ Blog: Businesses are stocking more than they’re selling; what does it mean?

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that U.S. businesses are filling warehouses, lots and shelves with more goods, a welcome development for one measure of third-quarter economic growth but a potential drag if consumers don’t start snapping up more merchandise.

… If they keep piling up, outsized inventories could even be a harbinger of economic slowdown or recession.

Read more here.