Boltwood Capital Management | Weekly Reads: 04/15/2019
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Weekly Reads: 04/15/2019

Taxes: Trump Gave Americans A Tax Break And Many Didn’t Notice – click here
Despite all the publicity that the Trump tax cuts did receive it seems that many Americans are unaware of the changes. In fact, just 1 in 5 Americans believes that they received a tax cut despite having received one.

Media: How the Disney-Netflix Streaming War Will Create Collateral Damage – click here
The major news in media over the past week was better than expected announcement by Disney for their streaming service. This article looks at how dominant their position is and what the launch may mean for other streaming providers/hardware makers.

Health Care: Violence Around New Ebola Outbreak – click here
This story is sad in many ways. In Africa, some locals are attacking teams of people helping to contain the most recent Ebola outbreak. For many, these “outsiders” are believed to be puppets of the West and question the validity of the disease. Like so many things, education and knowledge would go a long way to solving these issues.

Income: Hedge Fund Breaks Down How US Workforce Got Screwed – click here
One of the world’s largest hedge funds has tried to quantify how the U.S. workforce has been screwed over the past 20 years.

Wealth: Why Sallie Krawcheck Is Creating a Wealth Platform for Women – click here
It is no secret that there are more woman in the workforce than there has ever been. As a result, it should be little surprise that women entrepreneurs are working to create a platform to support their increased role in creating wealth.