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27 Dec 2023

U.S. Misery Index Hits Lowest Point Post-Pandemic

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As of November 2023, the U.S. misery index, combining unemployment and inflation rates, [has dropped to 6.8%](, signifying economic improvement. This rate is the lowest since March 2020 and sits comfortably below the 8.3% century average. The decline suggests a recovery from pandemic impacts.