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The rate at which the economy is growing in a given quarter, adjusted for inflation and seasonal patterns. When Trump won it was 1.9%. He promised 4%, 5% or 6%. Source: BEA.
The 10-year breakeven rate or the rate of inflation markets expect over the next decade.
Source: St. Louis Fed.
The share of the labor force that is jobless and actively looking for work, adjusted for seasonal patterns. Disabled and discouraged workers are excluded. It was 4.6% when Trump won. Source: BLS.
The total number of people employed in manufacturing jobs in the U.S., adjusted for seasonal patterns. There were 12.3 million when Trump was elected. Source: BLS.
The number of coal mining jobs in the U.S., seasonally adjusted. The coal industry accounts for
around 0.03% of the labor force. Source: BLS.
The amount the average American worker makes per hour, adjusted for seasonal patterns. It was $25.90 when Trump won. Source: BLS.
The value of the dollar relative to other currencies. Trump has said the dollar is too strong, which hurts American exports. Source: investing.com.
U.S. goods and service exports over the past 12 months, minus imports. The balance was -$495.5 billion when Trump won. He wants to “reduce America’s trade deficit.” Source: BEA.
The Site Edit Anxiety Index (IAI) is a gauge of investor sentiment based on the behavior of 27 million Site Edit readers around the world. A reading of 100 is considered “neutral."