Current state of the economy
1) What is the .com/economics/inflation">inflation rate? Is inflation a worry, or are we in a period of stable prices?
2) What is the .com/economics/unemployment">unemployment rate? Will a high unemployment rate cause deflation? What is the current structure of the labor market? How does the current structure affect the threat of cost push inflation or deflation?
3) What is the growth rate of GDP? Can you find predictions on the future growth rate?
4) What is the income distribution? How has this changed over recent .com/history">history?