What's New About a "New Normal"? The concept of a new normal is anything but new. In fact, throughout modern history, periods of economic upheaval and market volatility have led people to assume that life had somehow changed and that new economic rules or an expanding government would limit growth. What they could not see … Continue reading

VIDEO:  Should Investors Fear the New Normal? Ken French, Professor of Finance at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, explains why lower economic growth may not hinder future returns.