It may be the end of August, but don't tell that to the stock market. Tensions ratcheted back up last week with the US and China exchanging in a tit for tat tariff escalation. Simultaneously, Jerome Powell was giving his annual Jackson Hole speech about the future path of interest rates. What does it all mean for the markets? Check out this week's Heritage Insider.
It's been a busy and volatile week for the markets, and it all comes down to the Four T's. Trade, Tweets, Tariffs, and Trump. We break down all the action and more on this week's Heritage Insider Weekly.
The anxiety many investors are currently feeling is certainly palpable, but Mike Desepoli discusses how in times like these discipline and nerves of steel are more important than ever. Markets may be down, but they are certainly not out. Good times will come again for those who can manage to keep calm, and invest on. Take a listen.
Recent consumer sentiment reports indicate that Americans consumers are feeling very optimistic about their economic prospects, so optimistic that their enthusiasm is at it’s highest level since 2004. What does it all mean for the markets? Tune in to find out!
Major US stock market indices climbed into record territory during August, but gave back some of their gains last week as the trump administration ratcheted up its trade rhetoric on China. We discuss what it all means.