Category Archives: wealth

Radnor Reports…from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

The Real State of Family Wealth: Will COVID-19 Worsen Racial, Educational and Generational Gaps in the U.S.? By Ana Hernández Kent, Policy Analyst, Center for Household Financial Stability; Lowell R. Ricketts, Lead Analyst, Center for Household Financial Stability; William R. Emmons, Economist and … Continue reading

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Making Billions: The Richest People in the World

Dorothy Neufeld in Visual Capitalist – In the last year, the wealth controlled by the world’s top 10 billionaires has jumped by over $76B. Even in the teeth of jittery markets, many of the world’s richest people have seen their wealth … Continue reading

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Trump antagonizes GOP megadonor Adelson in heated phone call

  When President Donald Trump connected by phone last week with Republican megadonor Sheldon Adelson — perhaps the only person in the party who can cut a nine-figure check to aid his reelection — the phone call unexpectedly turned contentious. … Continue reading

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Democratic Party Leaders Are Mostly Sitting Out the Presidential Endorsement Race So Far. That’s What Republican Leaders Did in 2016.

Democratic Party leaders are endorsing presidential candidates just as slowly as Republicans did in 2016 Geoffrey Skelley of FiveThirtyEight – Note from Ken Feltman: Democratic leaders and elected officials are following an endorsement practice in 2020 that is similar to … Continue reading

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5 ways the Fed’s interest rate decisions affect you

Sarah Foster of Bankrate – You don’t want to hit the snooze button when the Federal Reserve decides to raise or lower rates. The central bank of the U.S. – also known as the Fed – is charged by Congress … Continue reading

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