People these days are sick of the talking heads, the pundits, the rhetoric. So who can you trust? Which “opinion” reflects reality? Do any of them?
Keeping in mind that numbers/statistics can be interpreted, or skewed/spun by the presenter however they choose, I suggest you look at the information yourself and make up your own mind.
It does not take any special training or knowledge to read a chart and see the obvious. I will present you with no opinion myself at all. Just the links to the information.
Check it out yourself.
Read the informative article explaining these:
So many choices, take your time & look into those affecting you:
Three Dozen charts.
Use the “Time Machine” feature upper right and compare today with 2008:
All the numbers gathered together.