Assessing key economic and market statistics may allow us to gain perspective on 2020 and assist with developing a long-term outlook toward financial and retirement planning.
This is not your average night of clubbing! Germany just had its first socially distant drive-in rave complete with glow sticks and horn honking.
TRUMP: "Already, as a result of my administration's efforts, in 2018 drug prices experienced their single largest decline in 46 years."
One indicator that tends to run well in advance of recessions: The National Federation of Independent Business measure of members' own subjective well-being, known as the small business optimism index. It peaked in the third quarter of 2004, while the American economy was growing faster than it is now, and then started falling until it bottomed out in early 2009.
Wall Street closed out a dismal, turbulent year for stocks on a bright note Monday, but still finished 2018 with the worst showing in a decade.
Investors’ only certainty seemed to be uncertainty. Last week’s daily reversals, one direction in the morning only to be reversed in the after…