Money & The Economy

Trump administration economy tracker

President-elect Donald Trump made the economy a central focus in his bid for the White House. Now that he’s won, CDN will be following his policy’s impacts on the U.S. economy.

As a baseline, we’ll start with October of 2016 which should include no impacts as Trump had not yet won the election.

October 2016 Pre-Election Economic Situation

Employment Situation (BLS data – seasonally adjusted)

  • 161,000 non-farm payrolls added
  • U3 Unemployment: 4.9%
  • U6 Unemployment 9.5%
  • Average weekly hours 34.4
  • Average hourly income $25.92
  • Average weekly earnings $891.65
  • Labor force participation rate 62.8%

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