Categories: retirement

The Wealth Watch: 10 Must-Read Links

Posted by: Dan Beucke on January 15

Trip to Long Island's Gold Coast: Among the 1%, Many Variations (NY Times) The income gap: Unfair, or Are We Just Jealous? (NPR) Cost of globalization: White House Brags...

Where Do the Long Term Jobless Go? Not Into Jobs. (See: My Dad)

Posted by: Mark Gimein on January 10

On the surface, the best news in last week's generally positive employment data was the big fall in the number of "discouraged workers"--folks who want work but have stopped looking...

Black Friday Shoppers: Not as Poor as You Thought

Posted by: Dan Beucke on December 02

The Black Friday shopper may be wealthier than we thought. A week ago, I posed the question of whether there is a class divide between those who hit the...

Thursday Morning Wealth Watch

Posted by: Dan Beucke on November 10

Bobby Bailout, Flash Cash: Meet OWS's Mysterious Finance Committee (NY Magazine) Down the sewer: Jefferson County in Biggest Municipal Bankruptcy (Bloomberg) Bragging rights: Ultra Wealthy in U.S. to Outnumber...

Tuesday Morning Wealth Watch

Posted by: Dan Beucke on November 08

The "safe" side: The Truth About Crime And Sexual Assault At OWS (Business Insider) Too big for bonuses: End Bonuses for Bankers (Taleb, NY Times) $1 million medallion: Taxi...

Monday Morning Wealth Watch

Posted by: Dan Beucke on November 07

Lending bubble: China Credit Squeeze Spurs Suicides, Violence (Bloomberg) What caused the crisis? The Big Lie goes viral (The Big Picture) Do I hear 10 years?: The Trials of...

Will 'Generational War' Replace 'Class War'?

Posted by: Dan Beucke on October 31

It's looking dicey for the Congressional "super committee" that's charged with slicing $1.2 trillion from the federal budget. If it falls on its face, as many people believe, expect...

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"The Wealth Debate" is a running discussion of wealth, poverty, the economy and income inequality in the U.S. and the world. It was started shortly after the Occupy Wall Street movement sparked a global protest about the fallout from the financial crisis and money in politics. You can reach the editors, Dan Beucke and Mark Gimein, by email, or follow BloombergNow on Twitter to keep up with posts.

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