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March 3, 2015

The Misery Index

lpl_wecMarch 2, 2015 - KEY TAKEAWAYS

Reports on the CPI and unemployment rate for January 2015 sent the Misery Index down to 5.6%, its lowest level in 56 years. Despite the low reading of the index, headlines and polls indicate the index may not be capturing the nation’s mood. Wage growth may be the key to improving consumer sentiment about the state of the U.S. economy.

Download the full version of the Misery Index: click to download (PDF). 

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