Tracking the US Economy – A High Frequency Chart Pack

This is a collection of  charts using daily and weekly indicators for the U.S. All of the charts below are published including data as of Wednesday the 8th of July.

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Daily Releases

When evaluating COVID19’s impact on Main Street, Homebase is second to none.  The rates below compare the median number of hours worked per day to the hours worked on the same day of the week between January 4, 2020 – January 31, 2020.

The Transportation Security Administration measures the number of people that pass through airport checkpoints daily. Although the number of passengers is quite depressed compared to pre-COVID levels, there is a glimmer of hope for airlines as the decline appears to have bottomed out.

Data provided by Google Maps allows us to determine which states are “opening” relative to the others. This dataset by Google shows the number of visits and length of stay at different places (below we show only the category retail and recreation) compared to a baseline. The baseline is the median value, for the corresponding day of the week, during the 5-week period Jan 3–Feb 6, 2020.

Weekly Releases

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