• Making Sense Of Today's Conflicting Markets

    18 days ago - By ETF Daily News

    From BlackRock : What should investors make of the markets' mixed messages? Richard Turnill explains.
    Financial markets are sending conflicting messages. Record highs for U.S. equities and muted volatility are at odds with typical risk-off signals such as tumbling EM currencies, weakness in industrial commodity prices and strength in defensive stocks. Why? We see a dissonance, with rising macro uncertainty and gradually tightening financial conditions set alongside still strong economic and earnings growth.
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