Mark Twain popularized the phrase: “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.”
Every day there are hundreds of statistics and pieces of data relating to the economy that are released by governments and corporations around the world. Economists and analysts pore through these numbers and release their opinions on the economy and the markets. Many of these opinions are slanted to provide a proof statement for a preferred result.
Make The Economy Great Again
It was interesting watching the stock market the first Friday in January. The Dow Industrials came
within 37 cents of hitting 20,000 and then backed off, followed by several more attempts to break that
psychological level. Barring any extreme bad news that level will be breached, maybe before the