Economic Chart Funhouse

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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.

Unemployment Rate
Vehicle Sales
Financial Stress Index
US Federal Debt
Employment Participation Rate
US Manufacturing
Misery Index (inflation plus unemployment)