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American stockmarkets have enjoyed a record-breaking streak, even though the country’s economy faces the deepest recession in living memory. Why is stockmarket performance so seemingly cut off from current events, and what does this tell us about how the economy works? Read more here:

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    Francisco Gimeno - BC Analyst The economy, for some, is on a comma and is only held alive by stimulus which on the long term will be seen as useless. For others, the economy is well and very much alive. What is the reality? For the common citizen, more challenges and harder life. We need to work for a 4th IR digital economy with the ability to empower anyone who is involved and aware.