U.S. growth starts to help more people, but wealthiest win most

THE FEDERAL RESERVE released its Survey of Consumer Finances Wednesday / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI
THE FEDERAL RESERVE released its Survey of Consumer Finances Wednesday / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI
NEW YORK - The long-running United States economic expansion is starting to reach down and deliver gains to lower-income Americans, while causing already-wide disparities in earning power and wealth to get even bigger, according to a triennial Federal Reserve survey. “Families throughout the income distribution experienced gains in average real incomes between 2013 and 2016,…

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