Guess When the Next Recession Will Be

Even if you sold all of your stocks in anticipation of the next recession, you wouldn’t know when to get back into the market.

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As the election approaches, Americans rank the economy as the nation’s “most important problem by far,” according to a recent Gallup poll. So you may be surprised to learn that the U.S. is currently in the midst of its fourth-longest expansion ever.

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James K. Glassman
Contributing Columnist, Kiplinger's Personal Finance
James K. Glassman is a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. His most recent book is Safety Net: The Strategy for De-Risking Your Investments in a Time of Turbulence.