Is the Economy as Good as It Looks?


The state of the U.S. economy is of critical importance to all Americans and sure to be a major issue in the 2020 presidential election. On its face, the economy appears strong – high growth, low unemployment, low interest rates, and little inflation. But beneath the surface worrying trends lurk. Many Americans continue to be left behind. Markets are signaling a high chance of recession. And fiscal time bombs – from student debt to the national deficit – loom. Using the charts he brings to MSNBC’s Morning Joe and his New York Times Op-Ed articles, Steven Rattner explains.

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