President Obama completed his first year as president shortly after the end of December, 2017. The numbers are now in: US household net worth pushes further into record territory -- The WSJ. Data points for the archives:
- US household wealth rose more than $2 trillion in 4Q17
- now, near the $100 trillion mark
- at a record $98.746 trillion and three cents
- US households also saw their net worth rise to nearly seven times their disposable income in 2017, swelling past earlier pre-recession peaks
- Obama is taking a bow; this is all his he says; it takes a ten years to turn the US ship of wealth around
- JPMorgan: the ratio of wealth to income is at pretty dizzying levels right now
Meanwhile, President Trump will meet one-on-one (or is it mano-a-mano?) with Kim Jong Un -- first item on the agenda: haircuts --
Six months ago, the NY Times said we were five minutes from a nuclear confrontation with NOK -- now dialogue.
When seconds count, the police will be there in minutes. In the Florida shooting -- you know, the one where gun laws would have prevented the massacre -- law enforcement took eleven (11) minutes to enter Parkland school. The sheriff still has his job. No links; will be reported everywhere.
Meanwhile, elsewhere, Toys "R" Us is considering closing all its stores.
ObamaCare dead? Hardly. The Trump administration -- you know, the administration that said it would kill ObamaCare -- tells Idaho it will enforce ObamaCare if the state refuses.
Back to Trump and Kim: