The Economist, in their daily chart for June 4, 2018, presented eleven measures that take the temperature of Donald Trump’s America. Mr. Trump’s campaign slogan promised to “Make America Great Again”. He has now been in office over 500 days, and appears ready to proclaim victory for his successes. The president bases this on the […]

NPR has written a lot about how income has changed (or not) for the rich, middle class and poor in the U.S. In the past, however, they have written much less about what the rich, middle class and poor actually do for work. To remedy that, NPR made this graph. It shows the 10 most popular jobs in […]

Dismal Jobs Report Raises Questions Over Economy’s Strength as Year Ended; Bad Weather a Factor? Source: Brenda Cronin and Jonathan House, The Wall Street Journal, January 10, 2014. The U.S. job gap created during the most recent recession remains, and while payrolls are being added to the economy, they haven’t kept pace with population growth.      […]

The population of millionaires worldwide surged by 9 percent last year, growing to 12 million, according to a report. [1] [2] The World Wealth Report, from Capgemini and RBC Wealth Management,  said rising stock markets and stronger real estate helped create 1  million new millionaires worldwide. Their wealth surged 10 percent to  $46 trillion—more than the […]