In the Margins

Is the bear market approaching?

March 28, 2018

By The Wall Street Journal

The stock market’s violent swings in recent days have investors wondering anew when the nine-year bull market will finally turn bear. Major indexes dropped Tuesday, a day after posting their biggest one-day percentage gain in two and a half years. Stocks advanced for much of the trading day before being dragged lower by technology and financial shares, extending last week’s slide when fears of a trade war weighed on the market. The gyrations left the S&P 500 on track for a second-straight monthly decline—which would be the index’s first back-to-back monthly contraction since 2016. Wall Street’s fear gauge has climbed. Short-term borrowing rates have increased to their highest level in nearly a decade. Read the original story from The Wall Street Journal

 

 

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