October 25, 2018 — Equity markets continue to exhibit significant selling pressure. Unlike the prior corrections in early 2016 and early 2018, the origin of this month’s rout in the stock markets is difficult to pin on any one factor. Instead, it seems to be due to a combination of a slight deterioration in the global growth outlook, concerns about peak earnings growth, and continued trade tensions.
October 17, 2018— In case 2017 let you be lulled into thinking that markets only go up, surely the recent turbulence served to remind you otherwise. Stock market corrections—even brief ones—are like a bumpy plane ride. What can be terrifying to the novice can be of little consequence to the seasoned flier who understands the mechanics of flight.
October 11, 2018— Hurricane Michael is not the only thing leaving a wake of destruction in its path. The stock market has also experienced a swift correction that has spared few stocks, sectors, or regions—with weakness extending into European and Asian markets. The S&P 500 had its worst day since March, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) fell over 800 points on Wednesday.