Economic Indicators Are Good ... Except for Talk of a Trade War

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A 'help wanted' sign hangs on a window of a restaurant on June 1, 2018 in Miami, Florida. The U.S. economy gained a stronger-than-expected 223,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate edged down to an 18-year low.  (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

There's much evidence that the U.S. economy is going strong: unemployment is at its lowest point in 18 years and the stock market is up while inflation is still low. But will tax cuts for the rich, deficits and a trade war destroy the good news? We'll check in on the latest economic indicators.