Charles Hugh Smith has an interesting breakdown of what caused the trend of increased capital in the top 0.1%.
Smith says the economy shifted from production to financialization.
(Mixed with computer advances and higher health care replacing and displacing labor)
(Basically bigger government intervention helps the very rich, which is why they favored Hillary Clinton)
Venezuela stopped reporting their money supply: (Zerohedge story)
Similar to the Weimar Republic in 1922 when it took a wheelbarrow full of money to buy a loaf of bread.
Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Wyoming saw downturns as of the third quarter in 2016 according to report (PDF) by Kansas Fed Economist Jason Brown:
FLASHBACK: “In a way we are just a welcoming crew” — Border Patrol official
(Besides manufacturing and construction jobs which the Trump Administration is bringing back)
Midland, Texas leads the country. Sorry San Francisco.
Some perspective on the gender pay gap:
The FED announced a quarter point increase in interest rates today. Fox News story
How the Obama Administration has altered unemployment statistics. (Zerohedge)
(Not to mention many jobs converted to part-time due to Obamacare.)
Democrats made college unaffordable, now as they push for $15 minimum wage, businesses speed up replacing jobs where young Americans work, in favor of kiosks.
McDonalds announces job-replacing kiosks nationwide (Forbes)
The U.S. geological survey has discovered the largest amount of untapped oil in the United States. More from Business Insider
President Obama is ramping up his power grab. He just set the record for most regulations issued in one day (527).
Regulation leaderboard by page count per year (not counting Memorandums, which also grab executive power) . . .
The most important video you will ever see…
Guess who runs the least free states?
Interactive list at Cato Institute
Million dollar homes in San Francisco over time.
More cities from a study at Trulia.com