May 8, 2020 • 42M

Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst

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I Hope I'm Wrong

The U.S. stock market and the economy are diverging.  35 million Americans are unemployed and underemployed - approximately 20 percent of the workforce is without full-time employment.

Covid-19 cases topped 1.3 million and more than 70,000 Americans have died. States are heading toward Phase 1 or Phase 2 reopening of local economies.

The F…

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