Your Financial Market Update
In this special bonus episode of the Science of Economic Freedom, “Your Financial Market Update,” I dig through the performance details of the major market indices to see how the respective sectors performed last quarter, and year to date.
I also look at fixed income performance, as well as the relative underperformance of international and emerging market stocks. I then look at the fourth quarter landscape, including potential headwinds and tailwinds on this market heading into the end of 2018.
Topics discussed in this episode include:
- Q3 and YTD domestic equity index performance
- Q3 and YTD international equity index performance
- Q3 and YTD fixed income performance
- U.S./China trade tensions
- Economic growth and corporate earnings
- Rising interest rates and tame inflation
- Burgeoning budget deficits
- Looking at the market through the proper lens