The State of the Union in Eight Charts
Putting the economy in context ahead of Tuesday’s speech
Posted January 30, 2018 at 5:00am
The state of the union is … nuanced. In President Donald Trump’s first year, the stock market continued to climb as unemployment fell. While the president will likely point to these accomplishments in Tuesday’s speech, the bigger picture suggests they are longer-term trends. Here’s a look at several slices of U.S. economic data and other indicators.
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