With MSCI increasing the weight of domestic Chinese stocks in its global index weighting, what happens in China does not stay in China.
We would need to see some improvement in breadth and bullish technical violations on increased volume to become more encouraged.
There are an array of low-risk, fixed-income opportunities to consider for investors seeking shelter from a stormy market.
Mutual funds and ETFs are particularly well suited for those seeking to add global exposure to their portfolios.
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Equity markets can continue to move up and regain lost performance -- valuations are supportive and company's earnings are not as bad as feared.
This is the kind of reversal that happens in a bull market.
The markets will continue to be volatile as global economic data shows bearish signs into the start of the new year.
Market action today is about positioning and portfolio adjustments for 2019.
Which way the market will go is anyone's guess.
But extreme short-term volatility will produce extreme long-term loss of public trust.
And how to position your portfolio to minimize the impact.
The Fed now appears to me, to be if not in the 'policy error' zone than very close to it. Perhaps the Treasury Secretary sees this as well.
If this train wreck happens, it could combine the worst elements of the last four stock market crashes.
Smaller stocks had outperformed large-caps for much of 2018, but now find themselves down for the year to date after a tough couple months.
It is the sort of negativity that produces capitulation.
One way to generate stable income and protect against rising interest rates is through a bond ladder.
There have been some solid earnings reports, but they haven't provided a boost to the broader market.
The biggest risk right now is the yuan level versus the dollar.
The Federal Reserve should, but likely won't, stop hiking rates before it inflicts more economic damage.
The other involves taking advantage of late-day rebalancing by ETFs.
Big-picture concerns are intensifying selling pressure, which favors bargain hunters in search of individual stocks.
After recent liquidation, it seems the risk-reward is on the downside for the dollar and U.S. bonds.