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The Stock Market Is Ignoring the Economy. Here's Why | WSJ

Stocks are booming while companies shed millions of workers from payrolls. WSJ explains why the stock market seems disconnected from economic reality in the U.S. Photo Illustration by Carlos Waters/WSJ

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    first time first 🙂

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    Wall St only shows how the super rich feel, not real matrix.

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    Sanjaya Ariyawansa

    Very interesting

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    Love how every major country saw a negative GDP growth and a economy crisis while China is seeing positive growth.

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    I took a course at TCU that explained a key problem with the Stock Market. Basically, if you proportion America to just 100 people and placed them all in order from the richest to the poorest, only 7 of the bottom 50 have enough money to actively invest in the Stock Market. So when the Stock Market is good, only a handful out of the bottom half of the country benefit from it, but when it crashes, it also impacts them more because they don't have as much of a safety net especially compared to the top 10% of the country. Additionally, whenever the television media or politicians praise how well the Stock Market is doing, they ignore half of the picture of how it impacts our national economy. So, while the latest viral outbreak is impacting the Stock Market right now, for a lot of the poorest and working class Americans, all they'll see is the price of basic goods and medicines go up while also being worried about their healthcare coverage or lack thereof.

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    America is

    23 in education.
    37 in healthcare.
    34 in raising family index.
    No high-speed train.
    Highest number of homeless people.
    Highest number of incarcerated people.
    78% of people live paycheck to paycheck.

    Stock market is not economy of Americans! Where 90% of money belongs to top 10% of the population, it's wallet for the rich.

    Let's talk like adults, instead of name calling.

    I have left the proof on my playlist, if you would like to check!

    Let's make our country better together… . . . .

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    the reason the stock is up because of 3 trillion dollar bailout. more than 2008 financial.

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    Natalie Gould Maddison Zavala

    Awesome 😍💋 💝💖♥️❤️

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    I bought Amazon, Apple, Nvidia, Facebook, Microsoft, Google, Wells Fargo, CRM, Lululemon, Broadcom (AVGO), Adobe

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    Oh…. poor wall street
    They can't buy assets for cheap as they usually did in previous crises

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    Wall Street Loves Free Money!!! Socialism for the Rich, they really LOVE it! The rest of us? Let them eat cake!

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