Economic Chart Funhouse

By -

Some carefully-chosen charts I’ve created in SlopeCharts with data from our friends at the Federal Reserve. Draw your own conclusions. I’ve certainly drawn mine. Click any chart for a big version, and note the description is thoughtfully captioned by your favorite financial blogger.

slopechart FR UNRATE
Unemployment Rate
slopechart FR TOTALSA
Vehicle Sales
slopechart FR STLFSI
Financial Stress Index
slopechart FR GFDEBTN
US Federal Debt
slopechart FR CIVPART
Employment Participation Rate
slopechart FR ANXAVS
US Manufacturing
slopechart MISERY
Misery Index (inflation plus unemployment)