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The misery index: An economic indicator that measures the financial well-being of the a country's citizens

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While the misery index's power and popularity come from its simplicity, that also opens it up to criticism. Justin Paget/Getty
The misery index is a measure of a nation's financial health.
The misery index is calculated using several economic factors, such as inflation and unemployment.
Politicians, pundits, and academics may reference the misery index more than investors.
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