Pantheon Macroeconomics - If you want to know what's going to happen to the real economy over, say, the next year, don't look to the stock market for reliable clues. The relationship between swings in stock prices over single quarters and GDP growth over the following year is nonexistent, as our next chart shows.

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25 August. 2015 The Stock Drop is Unwelcome, but the Market is not the Economy

By Ian Shepherdson

If you want to know what's going to happen to the real economy over, say, the next year, don't look to the stock market for reliable clues. The relationship between swings in stock prices over single quarters and GDP growth over the following year is nonexistent, as our next chart shows.

Posted: 25th Aug 2015 in 'U.S. Documents'

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