The Financial Times recently released a video featuring their US managing editor Gillian Tett, in which she lists 3 numbers she believes sums up the current state of the US economy.
The 3 numbers are not what you might expect so see, either. It doesn’t list national debt or the income of the 1%, it instead looks at 3 numbers which some people may overlook –
US economy in 3 numbers
40 – this is the percentage of so-called ‘imports’ from Mexico that actually originate in the USA. They will often make their way south of the border, in fact, car parts can pass the US/Mexico border up to eight times during production, but 40% are born in the USA.