Rumors of the Vast Data Conspiracy Continue

A (conspiracy-minded) reader writes: “Where is this being reported? Heck FRED doesn’t even graph real corporate profit growth. Shhhhh!”. But all one has to do is search for “corporate profits” (5 seconds) and then an appropriate deflator. I use the PCE deflator, and I get the following graph in FRED, which I download:

The URL for this graph is here.

Let me just say, FRED is unambiguously awesome.

By the way, this same commentator earlier asserted the government did not present median real wage or income data in a timely and/or accurate manner.

 

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