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Record Growth in the Markets Mean the System Is Working

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Hosted By: James Keys & Tunde Ogunlana

We look at economic performance in the U.S. from multiple angles, including what we see in the incredible growth of the stock market over the last twenty years (01:25), why the workers are not feeling much of that growth (7:12), how much automation and technology affects outcomes (21:12), whether our larger economic system itself is the problem, the solution, or both (32:48), and how government policy plays a large role in how economic spoils are distributed (41:36).

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Investors: Stock Market Hits More Record Highs; Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Tesla Are Key Movers.
BusinessInsider: ‘Inequality in a nutshell’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says the Dow’s record high is meaningless for many Americans.
Brookings: Low unemployment isn’t worth much if the jobs barely pay.
CNBC: There are more jobs than people out of work, something the American economy has never experienced before.
MavenRoundTable: Study By MIT Economist: U.S. Has Regressed To A Third-World Nation For Most Of Its Citizens.

 


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