While we are being told that the economy is red hot and the stock market is doing well, both couldn’t be further from the truth. Stock markets around the world are in the red in 2018 and there are just a few weeks remaining. Major US corporations are laying people off at an accelerating pace, some over trade issues, others unable to keep up with competition. How will Americans be able to cope with the economic downturn when they haven’t made any preparations?
What do you think is the TRUE reason companies are laying people off right now? Economy?
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