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Investing Blog Roundup: Stock Market Performance During Recessions

A great company is not necessarily a great stock. (Reason being that better-than-average profits are already built into the stock’s price, so for the stock to perform better than average, the company’s profits must exceed the market’s expectations rather than just exceeding the profits of other companies.)

Similarly, as Larry Swedroe explains this week, periods of good economic conditions are not necessarily the best periods for stock market performance.

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