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US Wealth Distribution


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The bottom nine-tenths of the 1 Percent club have about the same slice of the national wealth pie that they had a generation ago. The gains have accrued almost exclusively to the top tenth of 1 Percenters. The richest 0.1 percent of the American population has rebuilt its share of wealth back to where it was in the Roaring Twenties. And the richest 0.01 percent’s share has grown even more rapidly, quadrupling since the eve of the Reagan Revolution.

So where do they have their money?In real estate and bonds.So don’t underestimate their relevance to the wealthy.

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10 Year Government Bond Rates World Wide


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There are many ways to look at the 10 year government bond rates.They give us an idea of might be the risk free rate of return in any given country.Compared across the world,they could be a way of understanding how risky the world considers investing in any country to be.However governments try everything in their power to influence this rate to manage their debt,manage inflation etc.so each figure needs to be understood in its context.Comparing government bond rates across tenures in any country allows us to get an idea of the yield curve and the economic prospects of the economy.

Here is a link to a constantly updated list of 10 year government bond rates.Link

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