Obama's economy in 17 charts

When the president entered office in 2009, the economy was issue No. 1. It still is today. Here's a look at how the economy has improved in some ways, but not others.

Inflation

obama economy inflation

Gas and food prices have had a few temporary growth spurts in the past few years, but overall, inflation has remained relatively low, held back by stagnant wages.

Charts by CNNMoney's Dana Lipnickas and Dominic Aratari
- Last updated January 28 2014 07:06 AM ET
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