How stupid do you think WE are? We are NOT in the fourth year of a recovery, we are in the second year at best. The first two years we dug ourselves out of a CATASTROPHE, the remarks at the time, were, to the effect forget about a V shaped recovery. Think a bullet to the head, but the next few milliseconds aren't getting "well", the bullet fragments are still rattling around inside the skull doing plenty of damage.
About the closest you can peg the "recovery" is to the real estate improvements in pricing, using inflated paper dollars--one year old. The market has been anticipating that effort for three years, and Mom and Pop are still off the stock market playing field, maybe never to return