Economics and Investing:

What $1 Used to Get You vs. What It Buys You Today. – G.P.

HJL adds: Bear in mind that this infographic does not indicate the relative “value” of the items; it only addresses their worth as designated by the U.S. dollar. The relative value of the items has not decreased much at all when you use a denominator that is generally not affected by inflation (such as precious metals).

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Labor Participation Rate Drops To Lowest Since 1978

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