Even though the economy is doing much better today, you read on here and in the business press that the recovery has been slow. But what exactly does that mean? Check out the charts below.
How the U.S. economic expansion that began in 2009 compares with other recoveries, change in GDP pic.twitter.com/eSWrM42cSG
— WSJ News Graphics (@WSJGraphics) February 1, 2015
And one of my all time favorites:
This second chart dates back to last summer. It’s not updated anymore because in this view the recovery is complete. But in both cases, it’s easy to see what a slow recovery looks like.