The sell-off on Wall Street doesn't appear to warn of an impending recession. By nearly every measure, the economy appears to be strong and getting stronger.

With Wall Street regaining its footing following the decline that started last Thursday, commentators in the mainstream media are still searching for the decline's cause.

When an obscure advisory committee announced last Wednesday that the U.S. Treasury would have to borrow billions to fund Trump’s tax reform program, the stock market pitched headlong into a selloff.

The opioid crisis and the welfare state are keeping workers from entering the job market, stifling the economic engine that is just now begining to fire on all cylinders.

The Conference Board’s January survey of consumer confidence came in at 125.4, beating December’s number and outperforming predictions of economic forecasters.

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