Goldilocks economy explained

Steve Sosnick, Interactive Brokers’ chief strategist, explores the current market talk that the US is enjoying a “Goldilocks economy,” meaning it’s neither running too hot or too cold.

Sosnick is not so sure, and urges investors to take a very close look at the current earnings season for evidence of possible weaknesses in the economic outlook for the rest of 2019.

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