Economic Policy (Macroeconomics)
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Amazing, if depressing, array of numbers adding up in real time.
Get the official scoop on the federal budget straight from the source: the White House budget office. Of course, coming from the White House, it will come with its share of political spin.
Box Office Mojo provides a handy chart of movie ticket prices over the past 90 years. Perhaps not officially a leading economic indicator, the price of a movie is a decent gauge of the effect of inflation over the decades.
The St. Louis Fed provides this handy chart of the prime rate over the past five decades.
How big a problem is government debt? Take a look at the chart.