October 5, 2017 / 11:04 AM / 3 years ago

Tracking the U.S. economy under Trump in seven charts

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump step from Air Force One as they arrive in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S, October 4, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has set many specific and general goals for his administration’s management of the economy, like raising growth to 3 percent and eliminating the country’s trade deficit.

The charts below show how key indicators performed during former President Barack Obama’s second term and how they are performing since Trump took office in January.

Infographic ID: '2tpAM41'

Reporting by Howard Schneider

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