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Stock Markets Have Posted Records But There Are Still Worries For Economy

There have been some breaks on the stock market in the current year. There have been 26 record closes which have been registered by S&P 500 in the year; on the other hand, there have been 15 which have been posted by Dow. Often, the pullbacks have been met quickly by the investors who are ready to buy. The pendulum has kept swinging back in favor of the more optimistic trade talks between China & the United States and this would lead to more records being breached in the last month of 2019.

Experts say that they are in an environment where the stock fundamentals have deteriorated and the economy across the globe is weak and the economy of the United States is facing deceleration with the backdrop being a market, which has been expensive historically. In spite of the good amount of gains that have been registered, the S&P 500 is only under 10% higher than where it was in 2018 and, at the same time, Russel 2000 is actually lower than where it was in 2018.

Most of the investors are going to become positive on the markets when there are more attractive valuations which are aligned with earnings and economic growth.

The previous two years have seen a situation where the growth of the earnings of the companies have been mostly artificial and have been determined by the tax cuts of the administration as per experts.

This should imply that the investors are going to assign a value which is lower, however, the investors have not been doing so leading to possibly a dangerous situation.

Most of the investors are going to become more optimistic when the earnings begin to multiply in an environment that is stable for the economy.

Gary Swords
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Contributing Author At Market Research 24

Gary has a total experience of 6 years in the field of Technology. He has completed Engineering Degree and is actively involved in the writing field from the last 5 years. He works as the Contributing Author at Market Research 24’s Technology section and believes that a writer is not just a wordsmith and one should enter into the field of writing only if they have a passion to write. With a combination of stronghold on the writing field and giant experience, he easily carries out all the activities skillfully. At the same time, he always gives first preference to the work satisfaction and sees that all team members give 100% to their work.

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