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Market Snapshot

Liz Ann Sonders shares her perspective on the U.S. stock market and economy in this monthly Market Snapshot video.
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September and October tend to be blustery months for stock performance, and this year may be no exception.
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Over the past 70 years, rising government debt generally has been accompanied by weaker economic activity. But it’s not a simple relationship.
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A gradual slowing of stimulus heralds a potential drop for the world’s stock markets, but the evidence suggests a possibility for a positive outcome.
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Supply chain issues are worsening, increasing the risk to sales, production, and inflation. European stocks may offer an opportunity to avoid these risks.
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Last week, the S&P 500 was trading at an all-time high, but the underlying deterioration in breadth and non-confirmations by other indexes bears watching.
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The U.S. economy appears to be shifting from recovery mode to a new, more-mature expansion phase.
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China’s recent stock market pullback has been in line with the average annual drawdown; historically, this volatility has tended to produce double-digit annualized gains.
Tried and true economic signals are mixed and have investors in a quandary. Kathy Jones joins the podcast to discuss what investors should be watching for as economic growth slows and inflation ramps up.
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COVID-19 resurgences appear to be the primary driver of moves across many markets this year.
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