September 19, 2018— The past few months have been dominated by news flow on trade, but the U.S./China trade spat has stolen the most headlines and dominated market sentiment. Emerging market equities and the U.S. dollar have fluctuated in concert with U.S./China trade developments. (Harsher headlines have been accompanied by safe-haven flows to the U.S.
September 18, 2018—On Monday night the latest shots were taken from both sides in the growing U.S./China trade war, and global equities on Tuesday are…up? Not only that, but S&P 500 sectors thought to be most exposed to trade, including industrials and materials, are also in the green at the time of writing. A possible
September 5, 2018—At the end of September, the S&P 500 index is getting a makeover. Below we answer the four most pressing questions related to the changes. 1) What is happening? On September 30, 2018 Standard & Poor’s is reshuffling their sector schematic, which will include redefining the existing technology, consumer discretionary, and telecommunications sectors. The current