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.

Corporate profits

obama economy corporate profits

At around $16 trillion a year, the United States produces more in annual economic output than ever before.

Corporate profits have rebounded, and now account for their largest portion of economic activity on record, at 14.6%, whereas workers have seen their share of the pie slowly diminished.

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