Donald Trump and the US economy in six charts



Donald Trump took his place in the White House exactly one year ago. Since then he has repeatedly claimed to be behind a new rise in the American economy. Here, six charts explore his relationship with US growth, the labour market and trade.
1. The American economy is growing Donald Trump has spoken of his desire to turbo-charge the US economy to a growth rate of as high as 6%.
The latest figures, released by the US Department of Commerce in December, show that it grew at an annual rate of 3.2% in the third quarter of 2017.
However, after the US central bank, the Federal Reserve, raised... read more

 
20 January 2018 in Business, Views: 59
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