Best of the Web: 16-08-29 nr 1502

Good morning. Mmmm. Election time, perhaps?

http://ritholtz.com/2016/08/occurrences-phrase-fiscal-stimulus-news-articles/

The 10% richest hold ¾ of all US wealth

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http://ritholtz.com/2016/08/76-67-trillion-family-wealth-belongs-top-10/

Divergence!
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http://voxeu.org/article/economic-growth-stagnating-median-incomes-new-analysis

Not impressed.
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/gold-and-central-bank-balance-sheets-2016-8

What? The end of the Feds-day phenomenon…?
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http://awealthofcommonsense.com/2016/08/how-to-lie-with-fed-statistics/

The beginning of a recovery, perhaps?
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https://www.richmondfed.org/publications/research/econ_focus/2016/q1/cover_story

By asking the question, you will probably know what the answer is going to be: “Did household inequality amplify and propagate the Great Recession?”

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http://voxeu.org/article/inequality-made-great-recession-worse-especially-poor

 

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