MONEY MONEY MONEY IS IT A RICH MAN’S WORLD?
R U JOKING, GRANDAD BLOG 15th November 2017
RICHEST MEN IN AMERICA
Warren Buffet (see below), Bill Gates (Microsoft founder) and Jeff Bezos (Amazon founder) are richer than half US population.
US tycoons Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Warren Buffett are richer than the entire poorest half of America’s 320 million population, according to the Institute for Policy Studies, which warns the widening gap between rich and poor has created a “moral crisis”. The think tank says Donald Trump’s proposed tax changes will “exacerbate existing wealth disparities”. The Economist
Warren Buffet is known as the “Oracle of Omaha,” Buffett is one of the most successful investors of all time. He runs Berkshire Hathaway, which owns more than 60 companies, including insurer Geico, battery maker Duracell and restaurant chain Dairy Queen.
CHRISTMAS TV ADS
Christmas ad spend to hit record high. The Advertising Association is predicting that retailers in the UK will spend a record £6bn on advertising in the run-up to Christmas this year. Intense competition, particularly among supermarkets, has pushed up ad spending by almost 40% over the past seven years. John Lewis and Marks & Spencer have released their Christmas ads already. – The Independent
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY
“If you have everything under control, you’re not moving fast enough.” ~Mario Andretti
Happiness is…not being the richest moneyed person in the world
GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY
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Love is…being each others biggest fans
LOVE SONG FOR MAMMA
Baby I Love You – Dave Edmunds
Highest chart position No.8 3rd March 1973