In This Issue:
An Update on Our Performance
Incomes - A Four-Decade Long Report Card
The Incredible Shrinking Work Week
The Curious Case of Hourly Earnings
What a Difference a Week Makes
What's a Buck Worth?
Incomes Just Don't Buy What They Used To
Wow, I Didn't Know That!
Questions and Comments
Take My TV Challenge
Tuesday, September 14th marked the first anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers. This historic event almost brought our financial house down and exposed a multitude of inherent Wall Street vulnerabilities in the process. Only time will tell if the government response of throwing trillions at the problem to bail out industry giants like Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Citigroup, Bank of America and AIG, deemed "too big to fail," was the right move.