Meanwhile, the bears are rubbing their hands together in anticipation of further downside as dip buyers feel far less confident.
Trade data out of China should have signaled that they must come to the table, but instead we are fed invincibility.
Asian markets have tanked on Monday after Sunday's aggressive tweets from Donald Trump.
As usual, the stocks that bounce back first are the tech stocks with little Chinese exposure and the consumer packaged goods that just demonstrated good numbers.
CVS is setting up an anticipated new stock trajectory for investors.
Something is amiss, as macro asset classes are pricing a slower-growth, risk-averse environment ahead.
UNH's operational strength can't overcome the potential political overhang at the moment.
President Trump's decision to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership has left the U.S. in a weaker trade position with Japan and other partnership members.
Brexit is not the only big issue getting kicked down the road lately.
Asia, outside China, is going to have to stand on its own two feet while China and the United States get their complicated dance partnership sorted out.