July 2, 2020

Worst Economy versus Best Stock Market

The quarter with the worst economy since 1929 and the best-performing markets since 1998. The worsening forecasts of the International Monetary Fund, the statements by the Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell should leave no illusion on the depth of the recession.

Wall Street ignores the economy

The contrast could not be more striking between Wall Street and Main Street. The real economy succumbs to bankruptcies and unemployment. The United States will probably see a 20% decline in this quarter and at least an 8% decline for the year 2020, according to the International Monetary Fund. However, Wall Street had its best quarter. Read More

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