Weekend: A September to Remember

Welcome to the Wealth Daily Weekend Edition — our insights from the week in investing and links to our most-read Wealth Daily and sister publication articles. Thank goodness that’s over with… I was beginning to think that I’d never be able to wear my smiley face button again. According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, the longest recession since World War II officially ended in June 2009 or a full 16 months ago.  That’s the good news. The bad news is that nobody really believes it. And why would they? Advertisement The Next GE Thanks to a push to revolutionize our power grid… A small group of hi-tech startups is about to take a major chunk out of a $297 billion/year market. In the coming years, these outfits will become the next GE, the next Google, and the next Microsoft. Get their names and ticker symbols now , before they take off. As this chart from Gluskin and Sheff’s David Rosenburg shows, it really is different this time… What is supposed to be up at this point is still down across the board. That’s because on a percentage basis, corporate earnings, shipments, housing starts, retail sales, home sales, industrial production, commercial construction, real GDP, orders, and non-farm payrolls are all usually up big by now. Instead, what is happening this go-round is actually…

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Weekend: A September to Remember

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