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Weekly market & economic update | 08.12.19
While the S&P 500 closed lower last week, it is up 16% for the year, reflecting overall performance that remains resilient and broad based. Learn more.
Key takeaways from our 3Q 2019 investment outlook.
Expert analysts at U.S. Bank have guidance on the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield falling below the 2-year yield for the first time since June 2007. Get advice on what to do next.
Set against the backdrop of escalating trade tensions between the U.S. and China, the S&P 500 declined 3% Monday – its worst one-day drop since February 2018.
After ending last week at an all-time high, the stock market had its largest weekly loss of 2019 and volatility spiked. This was due in large part to trade policy and uncertainty over interest rates, but how this affects U.S. growth is what we’ll be watching.
The Fed reduced the target policy rate percent today. They also indicated openness to further rate cuts as needed, citing softening global economic activity and uncertainties to the outlook. Learn more from the experts at U.S. Bank.
For the first time in over a decade, the U.S. Congress is working to make major changes to tax-deferred retirement accounts.