Yacht Sales Are Suddenly Going Crazy As The Rich Start Spending Again

We pulled some pieces of micro-data from Goldman Sachs that show signs of a come back in the U.S. economy, for the wealthy at least.

Yacht sales have jumped 50% year over year, and retailers are bullish about selling $4,000 T.V.’s:


(Via: Goldman Sachs, DS Datapoints to Consider, 03/19/2010)

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