Unemployment Rate

The unemployment rate is one of the watched indicators out there. After all, jobs are a fundamental component of society! So, this is a critical metric for economic health and worth paying attention to:

Taking the first difference, we can see inflection points more easily:

Also, we can look at change on a quarterly and annual basis and, while it doesn't add a lot, it still gives an easy way to compare trends:

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