MAY 20, 2020

There is a temptation to equate the stock market with the economy, to consider a rising market synonymous with a strong economy. The urge to do so is fully understandable; the economy is a complicated collection of statistics, surveys and predictions, while the market is a single number, with a convenient arrow next to it pointing either up or down. Even within what we call the economy, there are any number of differentiations and angles to view it from. The market? Pick your index…