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United States: Employment

An unemployment rate nearing long-term lows - provided the participation rate has not collapsed - can indicate that an expansion is nearing its end. This indicator presents th […]
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United States: Real household income

How are American households faring? Is the Fed achieving its stated goals of wage and income growth? This indicator tracks the growth in America's real household disposable in […]
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United States: Retail sales

Retail sales data are essentially a proxy for consumption spending, the sector which the mainstream misconstrues as a bellwether for the economy. It also comprises some 70% of […]
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United States: Wages and costs

This indicator compares the change in US wages (private sector average hourly earnings) and costs (consumer price index) over time. Higher wages and lower costs are two ways c […]