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Here Are the Top Signs We're Headed for an Extended Bear Market

By Austin Hankwitz – Sep 19, 2020 at 7:45AM

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We're in a recession right now -- but how long will it last?

As we all know, the economy and the stock market are two different things. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused our economy to slow to a grinding halt -- with recovery being more recent, but still below our pre-pandemic levels. Despite the clear hurdles we're having to overcome in the economy, the stock market is priced the highest it's been in almost 20 years.

Not only are our underlying fundamentals of our economy looking rough (high unemployment and low consumer spending), but the stock market is priced as if everything is just fine. Watch the video below to learn more. 

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