Posts filed under “Taxes and Policy”

The Shrinking American Middle Class

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Source: The Upshot

Category: Data Analysis, Economy, Taxes and Policy, Wages & Income

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Be Rich . . .

Source: MoJo

Category: Politics, Taxes and Policy, Wages & Income

The Where-To-Be-Born Index

Source: The Economist

Category: Data Analysis, Economy, Psychology, Taxes and Policy

Supersize Ambitions

Source: NY Times

Category: Digital Media, Economy, Taxes and Policy

Brother, Can You Spare 12 cents for Crumbling Infrastructure?

In the middle of the last century the U.S. started building the Interstate Highway System. It’s now named after President Dwight Eisenhower, who shepherded its passage through Congress in 1956. Connecting the far-flung corners of this large nation, this 47,714 mile network allows commerce to flow freely. The cost of construction, adjusted for inflation, was…Read More

Category: Really, really bad calls, Taxes and Policy, Transports

Impact of Oil Price Drop on Producer Nation Deficits

click for larger graphic Source: Economist

Category: Digital Media, Energy, Taxes and Policy

Weak Eurozone

Source: Deutsche Bank Research, The House View, 25 November 2014

Category: Economy, Markets, Politics, Taxes and Policy

Falling apart: America’s neglected infrastructure (60 Minutes)

Falling apart: America’s neglected infrastructure

Source: 60 Minutes

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Category: Really, really bad calls, Taxes and Policy, Video

Govt Spending: Jobs & Education vs War & Social Security

Shocking what many people support is a function of age:   Via Vox

Category: Employment, Taxes and Policy, Wages & Income, War/Defense

U.S. Debt Held by Foreigners Hits Record $6.07 Trillion

Posted without comment: Source: Real Time Economics

Category: Credit, Data Analysis, Economy, Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Taxes and Policy