For most of the U.S. economy, times are good. | Visa

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…

For most of the U.S. economy, times are good. However, the manufacturing sector continues to struggle.

Two line charts show manufacturing range from 53.9 in Jan 2015 to 47.2 in Dec 2019 and manufacturing output from 2.49 in Jan 2015 to -0.67 in Nov 2019.
A table depicts the compound annual growth rate of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) from 2019 to forecast 2021. See Image description for more detailed explanation of the table chart.

Forecast as of January 16, 2020. Interest rates presented are end of quarter rates. Note: Annual numbers represent year-over-year percent changes and annual averages

The rows in the table cover the subcategories of data that are included in the GDP—from personal consumption and business fixed investments, to government purchases. Additional economic indicators are provided, such as retail sales excluding autos, nominal personal consumption and the Consumer Price Index. The forecast was created on January 16, 2020.