As economic and monetary conditions continue to diverge between the United States and the rest of the developed world, stocks are poised for continued strength.
As the dust settles from last week’s “wild ride,” several market observers offer their most plausible explanations for why markets are suddenly so volatile.
Volatility came roaring back this week as markets reacted to fears over disinflation, another European crisis and Ebola. It’s helpful to keep in mind, however, that corrections are part of the natural order.
Expectations are high as the US economy kicks into gear and the Federal Reserve starts to make plans for liftoff. Meanwhile, falling oil prices present a potential speed bump on the runway.
Markets rallied yesterday after the release of “dovish” Fed minutes, however weak data out of Germany this morning appears to have quelled the momentum.
Economic recovery remains slower in Europe than in the U.S., causing renewed discussion around the European Central Bank’s options to try and jumpstart the Eurozone economy.
As the Eurozone’s economic recovery stutters to a halt, investors are turning to the United States for growth.
Second quarter earnings have been really good, the reach for yield might be cooling down and the market is crying wolf.
The bull market in US stocks has been very resilient so far.