The Bistromath Economy

More bistromathic mathematics:

+0.2% -- change in U-6 since September.

14.2% -- U-6 in January, 2009.

-0.4% -- U-6 improvement after 52 months of economic recovery.

??? -- actual unemployment rate, following revelations of data manipulation by Census Bureau during lead-up to 2012 election.

7949.09 -- DJIA, January 20, 2009

16,064.77 -- DJIA November 22, 2013

200% -- increase of DJIA since January 20, 2009.

$22.01 -- U.S. average hourly wage, January, 2009.

$24.10 -- U.S. average hourly wage, October, 2013.

9% -- increase in U.S. average hourly wage since January, 2009 (not adjusted for inflation).

10.61% -- cumulative inflation since January, 2009.

< 0% -- increase in average hourly wage since January, 2009

2.5% -- second quarter U.S. GDP growth, annualized.

2.0% -- third quarter U.S. GDP growth, annualized.

2.0% -- fourth quarter US GDP growth, projected.

< 3.0% -- 2014 U.S. GDP growth, projected.

1.67% -- average U.S. GDP growth under George W. Bush, including 9/11 and 2008 financial meltdown.

Just over 1% -- average U.S. GDP growth under Barack H. Obama, including stimulus and recovery.

$1,020,000,000,000 -- stimulus injected into U.S. economy by Federal Reserve in 2013 (planned).

$313,695,000,000 -- U.S. GDP growth in 2013 in dollars (projected).

3.25:1 -- ratio of Fed stimulus dollars to each new dollar of economic growth.

$17,219,867,300,000 -- U.S. debt, total (approximate and at time of writing).

$10,628,881,485,510 -- U.S. debt, total, on January 20, 2009.

62% -- percentage increase in U.S. debt since January 20, 2009.

56% -- increase in U.S. debt after eight years of GW Bush.

$6,590,985,814,490 -- total increase of U.S. debt after 56 months of Obama administration.

$4,899,000,000,000 -- total increase of U.S. debt after 96 months of Bush administration (approximate).

38 -- months remaining in Obama administration.

∞ -- prayers issued from now until January 20, 2017.