From AEI, something to remember when we're told that the middle class in America is disappearing. …
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From AEI, something to remember when we're told that the middle class in America is disappearing.  It's disappearing because people are moving upward:

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[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="1569"] Middle Class Disappearing... Upward[/caption]

 

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August 19, 2019 • 10:12 am

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With competing economic indicators widespread and the trade war with China ongoing, what condition do you think the U.S. economy will be in a year from now?