Macro Indicators in the Aftermath

Macro Indicators in the Aftermath

The current status of the economy of the US is relevant for many other countries; thus, it is important to understand the strength and resiliency of its economy.

An approximation of the LEI index obtained with the free series provided by the FRED database might help in assessing the condition of the general economy.

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Leading Indic

The two graphs above show that the epidemic had a strong impact but also that the intervention of the government mitigated its negative effects. Below, the Balance of Payment and its components clearly show such areas of intervention and its bold impact.


In conclusion, the aftermath of the epidemic appears not at its end but can be considered as manageable although graphs generally do not emphasize social issues.

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