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The stock market is terrible at predicting recessions

A recession almost always means the stock market is dropping. But the stock market dropping doesn't mean a recession is coming.

It hasn’t been this bad for the car-insurance industry in 15 years, and it’s all the strong economy’s fault

Auto insurers are having the worst time since 2000, and it's because more Americans are better off.

There’s a bullish type of fear that could cause investors to storm back into the stock market

There are two fears in the market, and the fear of missing out on stock gains is going to win out soon enough.

The stock market loves Democratic presidents more than Republicans

Over the last 100 or so years, Democratic presidents have clearly been better for the stock market than Republicans.

The last 2 times the manufacturing gap reached this point, something worrying happened

Whenever the two parts of the US economy have been so far apart, the bad news has overwhelmed the good news.

28 charts that show how America changed since the Fed gave us 0% rates

How everything in the US economy has changed since the last time the Fed raised rates.

Unlike Europe, the US has all the right conditions for immigrants

A combination of good economic structure and public policy make the US the perfect place for migrants.

Tech companies are paying their employees at a huge expense to shareholders

An analyst thinks the way big software companies are paying employees is hurting investors — and hiding what's really happening.

At this point, the Fed is ‘damned if they do, damned if they don’t’

The Fed has without a doubt set up expectations for next month but also put itself in a terrible position.