U.S. Misery Index (Unemployment Rate + Core Inflation)

U.S. Misery Index (Unemployment Rate + Core Inflation) The misery index is an economic indicator, created by economist Arthur Okun. Because both inflation and unemployment are very low, the U.S. misery index (unemployment rate + core inflation) is approaching all-time low. That’s good news for Americans, because it brings stability to the life of the…

U.S. State Unemployment Rates

U.S. State Unemployment Rates The unemployment rate is increasing in some states. Image: The Wall Street Journal

San Francisco Fed Leading Unemployment Rate

San Francisco Fed Leading Unemployment Rate Does the San Francisco Fed Leading Unemployment Rate signal a turning point in the U.S. labor market? Image: Merk Investments

U.S. and Eurozone Unemployment Rates

U.S. and Eurozone Unemployment Rates This chart shows the gap between the unemployment rates of the two economies, while unemployment falls to historic lows. Image: Financial Times