Talking Points: May 13, 2019

April 13, 2019

There are now 1.2 million more job openings in the U.S. than there are unemployed Americans. Associated Press, May 7, 2019

In the three years since the musician Prince has passed away without a will (leaving behind roughly $200 million), the estate has blown through $45 million in administration costs alone. Forbes, April 29, 2019

Venezuela’s annual inflation rate fell to 1,620,000% in March of 2019 from 2,300,000% in February. Trading Economics

“Sales isn’t something you do to someone. It’s something you do for someone.” Zig Ziglar

There are more billionaires in New York City alone than there are in all of UK or France. CBNC, May 9, 2019

The recent valuation of the IPO for the company Beyond Meat, that makes meatless products from pea proteins, is worth more than all of the peas in America. The annual U.S. pea production runs about $450 million, about one-eighth of the value of Beyond Meat shares. Barron’s, May 3, 2019

“In heaven, all the interesting people are missing.” Friedrich Nietzsche

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