Talking Points: S&P 500, Amazon, AI

S&P 500, Amazon, Billionaires

March and April are historically two of the best months for the S&P 500. Since 1950, The S&P 500 has averaged a gain of 1.2% in March and a rise of 1.4% in April. CNBC, March 1, 2019

Amazon has just surpassed both Walmart and Target as the most-shopped apparel retailer in the United States. Fashion Network, March 4, 2019

The International Energy Agency announced that nearly 1.2 billion people around the world have gained access to electricity in the last 16 years. Quartz Media, January 1, 2018

Thanks to her make-up company, Kylie Jenner, 21, is now the youngest “self-made” billionaire ever and the youngest billionaire in the world. She hit that mark faster than did Mark Zuckerberg, who was 23 when he became a billionaire. Forbes, March 5, 2019

“You fail all of the time. But you aren’t a failure until you start blaming someone else.” Bum Phillips

A new study from the Brookings Institute finds that Artificial Intelligence is more of a threat if you live in a rural area, are Hispanic, Black, or American Indian, are a man, or work at a low wage job. Read more in Washington Bullet Points 

“I offer my opponents a bargain: If they stop telling lies about us, I will stop telling the truth about them.” Adlai Stevenson

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