There were 566,000 new homes for sale in June, 2006.
There are currently 226,000 new homes for sale.
The number one movie in America, then and now:
Just to be clear here.....
But to be fair, the day after the Fed last raised interest rates, The Devil Wears Prada was released in cinemas. Call it a draw?
BuzzFeed Business reporter Matt Zeitlin as a 16-year old in 2006.
The core inflation rate then: 2.4%.
The core inflation rate now: 1.3%
When the Fed last raised rates, Shakira's "Hips Don't Lie" was the number 1 song. Today, it's Hello by Adele. It's possible the Federal Open Market Committee only raises rates during periods ruled by powerful female solo acts.
Citi was a banking behemoth back when the Fed last raised rates: the biggest bank in America, the fourth largest public company in the world. A single Citi share would've cost you $430.19.
A share in Citi now will cost you $53.90. It's the 40th biggest company in the world today.
And finally, the best smartphone on the market, then and now:
Matthew Zeitlin is a business reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Zeitlin reports on Wall Street and big banks.