Everything You Think You Know About Stocks is a Lie
|ECONOMY & MARKETS | September 27, 2016|
Income was Too Good to be True
By Rodney Johnson, Senior Editor, Economy & Markets
The Census Bureau reported that median income jumped 5.2% last year. As I pointed out last week, that's a solid increase, but still leaves us short of the record in 1999.
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To arrive at the higher figure, the Census Bureau parsed questions on items like interest income to figure out if consumers held any interest bearing accounts. Then surveyors would circle back and ask respondents how much they earned on each account. If respondents didn't know, or refused to answer, the Census Bureau would ask the size of their assets, and then estimate the interest they should have earned.
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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
So it WAS too good to be true
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