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S&P 500 Rises As Turkey Concerns Offset By Improved Trade Deal Prospects, Earnings

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The doldrums of summer are here, which perhaps explains why investor reaction to geopolitical news would seem to be the only thing really moving the needle for the S&P 500 in the third week of August 2018.

After last week’s concerns over the risk of contagion from Turkey’s economic dilemmas began to be offset by a double dose of good news in the form of improved prospects for U.S.-China and U.S.-Mexico trade negotiations. But what really seems to have moved the needle during Week 3 of August 2018 was the solid earnings results that came out from both Walmart (NYSE: WMT) and Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) on Thursday, 16 August 2018.

That said, this being the doldrums of summer, there wasn’t a whole lot of major market-moving news in the week that was.

Monday, 13 August 2018
Tuesday, 14 August 2018
Wednesday, 15 August 2018
  • Turkey, trade worries hit Wall Street
  • Thursday, 16 August 2018
    Friday, 17 August 2018

    For the second week in a row, Barry Ritholtz identified more negatives than positives in the week’s economics and markets news.

    The good news is that the S&P 500 is continuing to track along with our redzone forecast, where in a week where there really wasn’t much going on, stock prices behaved as expected.


    Source: https://politicalcalculations.blogspot.com/2018/08/s-500-rises-as-turkey-concerns-offset.html
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