The average white family has ten times the wealth of the average black family.
Is the Economy as Good as It Looks?
The state of the U.S. economy is of critical importance to all Americans and sure to be a major issue in the 2020 presidential election. On its face, the economy appears strong – high growth, low unemployment, low interest rates, and little inflation. But beneath the surface worrying trends lurk. Many Americans continue to be left behind. Markets are signaling a high chance of recession. And fiscal time bombs – from student debt to the national deficit – loom. Using the charts he brings to MSNBC’s Morning Joe and his New York Times Op-Ed articles, Steven Rattner explains.