Offshore Shell Games, 2016 Tax Brackets, Border Fence Support Stats

Stock market volatility is normal this time of year:

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The temptation to cut income taxes and raise sales taxes could leave states less prepared for an economic downturn.
Where the presidential candidates are buying media (they know NV’s caucus follows the NH primary and IA caucus, right??)

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A comprehensive and revealing report on offshore shell games. Chart:

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Source: Citizens for Tax Justice

Which corporations are achieving the lowest implied tax rates (note #2 on the list):

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Source: Citizens for Tax Justice

Speaking of taxes….

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Are we already in another big housing bubble?
Residential mortgage app stats:

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Point of pride:  Worth Magazine has named HighTower’s CEO one of the 100 most powerful people in global finance.
After seeing this, we will never complain about traffic on U.S. freeways again.
Got ammo?

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Got skills?
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Danny Meyer, one of America’s most successful restaurateurs is doing away with tipping.
Why America’s debt to China isn’t the problem many think it is.
Who earns minimum wage?

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The savviest savers and investors, by state.
Thirsty concrete.
Where are our Latinos working?

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Who wants what re: a U.S.-Mexico border fence:
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Construction job stats:

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Obscure yet powerful jobs in local and state government.
Recent mass shootings time line.
History of tech buyouts:
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From Pew Research, religious organization by age of its members:

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