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HeavenlyTrumpets 21 points ago +23 / -2

The truth is it never should've been allowed to balloon like it did, along with all assets. Interest rates should've gone up and stayed up 7-8 years ago. That's not to mention all the "stimulus $ which of course contributed.

Newuser99 12 points ago +12 / -0

All that PPP free money plus unemployment claims rubber stamped. But hey at least fast food chains have to pay $15/hr to the Bernie supporters!

dakin116 3 points ago +3 / -0

Saw a sign at Buc Es or whatever it’s called, giant gas station, in South Carolina starting at $22/hr. I’m a programmer but that’s getting close to the point where I say fuck the salary job and start working hourly

grenades_and_ham 1 point ago +1 / -0

I moonlight behind the Wendys dumpster.

mnguy12000 3 points ago +3 / -0

15?? Try 17+ Fren

KekistanPM 3 points ago +3 / -0

Only 17? But that's not nearly enough compensation for someone who gets fast food orders wrong on a regular basis!

FART_IN_THE_TOILET 3 points ago +3 / -0

This guy knows things ^^^

Klown_Schwab 2 points ago +2 / -0

stock market went up because of near zero interest rates.

now the Fed is raising interest rates so it's going down.

The number one driver of the stock market is Fed policy. It's a joke.

And they're not raising interest rates enough to actually combat inflation - only enough to bring down asset prices - so middle class people with their 401ks and savings accounts get double fucked.

It's almost like the specifically designed this policy to screw over the middle class.