Not everyone seems to be that the US economy have any problems. And for good reason. Economic well-being - it's not only the labor market and inflation dynamics. There are other important indicators - based on AMarkets.
Drawdown of profits in the corporate sector, as a rule, hinting at a recession or her approach. In the current situation of stagnant inflation reflects the inability of US companies to increase the prices of their products to the level necessary to maintain a good profitability. At the same time, labor costs are rising all the time. In other words - companies pay employees more (just have to) and are not able to raise prices in order to balance the situation. Therefore, profits are falling. The current situation is very reminiscent of the one that took place prior to 2001 and led to the recession. All eventually described above in the resulting slowdown in business development and slowing GDP growth. According to the chain falling rate of recruitment of new personnel, slowing consumption in retail, and others.
The dynamics of corporate profits and the dynamics of staff salaries: