The following chart shows the employment level for 16-54 year olds.
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How can anyone believe that our economy will grow like it once did? Or that the next president can change the universal laws of basic math? Or that the Federal Reserve can unfail this chart's "new and improved" trend?
Not only are we 64 million jobs below trend, but we have fewer workers between the ages of 16 and 54 than we had in 1997. Seriously.
St. Louis Fed: Employment Level - 16 to 54 Years
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