INCOME: Fourteen Years After the Boom

For the first seven months of 1943, the U.S. Department of Commerce reported last week, the citizens of the U.S. raked in $78,913,000,000. This was 27% more than they received in the same period last year and around 65% more than the first seven months of booming 1929 produced. Wages and salaries alone (at $56,761,000,000) amounted to 19% more than personal-income payments of all kinds in the year that used to mean Prosperity Peak.

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