Shadow Government Statistics
Analysis Behind and Beyond Government Economic Reporting
“John Williams’ Shadow Government Statistics” is an electronic newsletter service that exposes and analyzes flaws in current U.S. government economic data and reporting, as well as in certain private-sector numbers, and provides an assessment of underlying economic and financial conditions, net of financial-market and political hype.
Redefining numbers for happier statistics
Inflation and unemployment numbers: How are the numbers calculated?
The unemployment number today has been reported at 13.4%. That’s the headline number. If calculated properly, the number would be significantly higher. Mr. Williams tells us his measured number for May 2020.
Understanding inflation rates
When can we expect to see an uptick in consumer prices?
Mr. Williams explains the money printing, debt and the Social Security Trust Fund
Mr. Williams has no faith in the stock market and expects we may be heading for the biggest crash in history; precious metals just might be the way to go as far as wealth preservation
John Williams, Editor in Chief of Shadow stats, authentic source material financial numbers that differ widely from what we are being told, June 30, 2020