When I talk to people, a lot of them seem to be confused about what’s been happening recently with the US stock market (and, consequently, with the Canadian stocks, since we are so tied up with each other). The unemployment is at the record low, the GDP is growing, then how can the stock market be falling during such a “roaring” economy? In this blog post I will try to explain what’s going on in really simple terms for those who do not have a background in economics. Of course, this is a huge topic, so I will just be focusing on a few of the factors in play.

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