We have had a decade of unprecedented innovations - from the Web, to genetic engineering, to hybrid vehicles, to life saving medical devices, yet the stock market has gone nowhere in the last decade.
If you go back to the Reagan era, 30 year bonds have risen nearly 300%! One would expect bond prices to tumble because of accumulated government deficits.
It's all about central banks controlling both interest rates and the money supply - not free markets. It's not about producing things. It's not about corporations providing jobs. It's all about bonds and debt.
Every day millions of people tune into CNBC and discuss stocks on Yahoo finance when it's all just idle chatter leading to bad investment decisions.