Tariffs, rate hikes and other market drivers


In this special bonus episode of The Science of Economic Freedom, “Tariffs, Rate Hikes, Facebook and Investor Behavior,” we discuss the key drivers of the current market volatility, as well as some key points for investors to keep in focus, including:

• The Trump administration’s plan to impose tariffs on Chinese goods, and the possibility of a trade war
• The Fed’s hiking of interest rates
• The decline and continued pressure on tech story-stock Facebook
• How investors should assess and react to the headlines
• Why looking at the market with a short-term lens is almost always counterproductive
• Understanding the nature and frequency of market corrections
• How to avoid bad financial habits, and how to cultivate good financial habits

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