The US economy has proved resilient in the recent past to external shocks such as European debt crises, and threatened government shutdowns over debt ceilings. Photo: Getty Images/AFP The US economy has proved resilient in the recent past to external shocks such as European debt crises, and threatened government shutdowns over debt ceilings. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
The US economy has proved resilient in the recent past to external shocks such as European debt crises, and threatened government shutdowns over debt ceilings. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
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US stock market meltdown a departure from economic reality

  • In 2019, we can only trust that the fundamentals prevail and provide a foundation for more stable, confidence-building economic leadership that confounds pessimistic expectations

The US economy has proved resilient in the recent past to external shocks such as European debt crises, and threatened government shutdowns over debt ceilings. Photo: Getty Images/AFP The US economy has proved resilient in the recent past to external shocks such as European debt crises, and threatened government shutdowns over debt ceilings. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
The US economy has proved resilient in the recent past to external shocks such as European debt crises, and threatened government shutdowns over debt ceilings. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
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