Mark Zinder

Mark Zinder

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Talking Points: Presidents, Plumbers, Cryptocurrencies

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“If a president is skilled he can still only get about three important things done in a term, less than many folks fear or hope.” Ronald Regan

During the week of February 5th, US stock funds saw a record $23.9 billion withdrawn by investors, the worst outflows on record. Yahoo Finance, February 9, 2018

The percentage of families with more debt than money in the bank is 30.4% – higher now than at any point since 1962. ZeroHedge, January 9, 2018

With 85 plumbers on board, flight #1156 from Oslo to Munich had to turn around when they discovered there was an issue with the toilets. Newsweek, January 30, 2018

About one-third of Americans immediately claim Social Security at 62 and 10% of men retire in the month they turn 62. Wall Street Journal, February 11, 2018

Visa processes 150 million transactions per day, averaging roughly 1,700 transactions per second. On-the-other-hand, Bitcoin can process seven transactions per second., January 14, 2018

Cryptocurrencies are a bit like the Kardashians: You’ve probably heard of them, but you may not really be sure why. MarketWatch, January 31, 2018


Niall Ferguson, a senior fellow at Stanford University, banged out a laundry list of the president’s shortcomings: He’s a serial adulterer with medical issues that he keeps hidden from the press. He hired a close relative to work in his administration. He’s got a back-channel to the Kremlin. He’s a disrupter who uses modern media to communicate directly to the public. And the prospect of a nuclear war under his leadership is more than a little unsettling. He was, of course, talking about President John F. Kennedy. MarketWatch, February 12, 2018   you can read more in The Boston Globe 

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