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The Strange Disconnect Between Stock Market Growth and Economic Reality

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You are not alone in wondering why the stock market continues its record run while chaos seems to surround every aspect of our lives. From a record number of COVID infections to tensions on Capitol Hill, nothing seems to disrupt the US stock market. Last Wednesday, January 6, as rioters descended on the Capitol Building, shutting down Congress, the stock market held its gains throughout the day. In fact, financial markets barely reacted to this turmoil, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average increasing 0.40%, closing at a record high. The short term disconnect between the stock market and the economy has never been more evident. Click here to read more.