CornerCap Blog

Market Turbulence

Do Stocks Do the Worst Before or During Recession?

Many people are very worried about recession in 2019 or 2020. While economic data does not yet indicate recession is imminent--and we recently provided our own outlook here--we wanted to share some...
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Our Thoughts on Today's Market Volatility

Stocks broadly took a beating today, with the S&P 500 and Dow Jones each down over 3%. This accelerates a downward trend that started in late September, pushing the S&P 500 down almost 5% in...

A Different Spin: How Statistics Is Changing Conventional Thinking (Basketball Analogy)

With March Madness upon us, we can’t help but highlight a fascinating evolution in the sport of basketball over the past ten years. Like “Moneyball” in baseball, it derives from statistics. It’s not...
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"Three Economists Walk into a Bar..."

We have written many times in the past about the problems with economic forecasts. The more specific they are, the more wrong they tend to be. And the consensus is usually wrong, as history shows....

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