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4 Reasons the Economy Will Crash Within the Year

Stock markets are always a trailing indicator of the health of the economy. They very often remain elevated even after the onset of a recession, only really falling into the depths once the existence of a recession is fully realized. But the behavior of stock markets today is nothing...

How Badly Will Millennials Get Burned When Stock Markets Crash?

Stock market rallies in recent days have been characterized by wild price gains on the flimsiest of positive news. For instance, publication of the results of a vaccine trial on eight people raised such hopes for a coronavirus vaccine that stocks gained over 900 points. Yet there was no...

Government Bailouts Help the Profligate, Harm Main Street Investors

This year’s bailouts aren’t the first in US history. From the Chrysler bailout in 1980 to the economy-wide bailouts in 2008 and 2009, the US government has an unfortunate history of stepping in to keep major market players from going out of business. But this year’s bailouts are undoubtedly...

New Danger Sign Flashes Warning that Stock Market Collapse Is on the Way

With so much competing financial news out there, investors may have a hard time deciding for themselves whether markets are going to continue to grow, or whether they’re going to completely collapse. Certainly the economy is slowing, industrial production is down, and tariffs continue to hurt American farmers and...