ADVERTISEMENT So it’s worth asking : Is this the end of the Trump rally?
But as it has so many times since the Great Recession, the stock market stabilized quickly and resumed its run higher.
To borrow from Trump, nobody knew that the stock market could be so complicated.
And believe it or not, after the stock market bottomed in March 2009 , we haven’t seen a decline that tops that threshold.
But ever since the beginning of March, policy missteps and continued scandals have started to weigh on the Trump administration — and the rally.
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This big test is coming for our ‘Teflon’ stock market
That’s ahead of an executive order expected Tuesday from U.S. President Donald Trump to start rolling back Obama-era climate-change policies.
But what we can see is that to a large extent, it isn’t going to worry them too much either.”“This is a Teflon market where literally nothing sticks.
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“All bad news gets aggregated, and traders don’t react in any negative manner for more than one day,” he adds.
But year to date, the Dow is still up about 4% and the S&P up 4.6%, as of Monday’s close.
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Index funds track broad parts of the market, and are considered a safer investment than individual stocks by reducing single-security risk.
I say “evidently” because I didn’t know what the company did when I bought the stock.
(2:41) In investing, giving in to your emotions can cut your return by about 1.56 percentage points a year.
Pathetically small though my stake may be, money is still money, and I would prefer more of it than less of it.
The average stock, when taken individually, not only underperforms when compared to the overall market, but also may even lose out to Treasurys, considered among the safest and most static of assets.
collected by :Dicson Walt