There doesn't seem to be any particularly fundamental reason for bonds to weaken to such a degree.
Here's the way you have to approach this market.
Beijing has launched an attack on Hong Kong property developers while demanding that Communist-controlled corporations invest in the city's listed companies.
Their fiscal third quarter earnings results gave investors reason to pause.
While charts are positive, data remains cautionary.
T2 Biosystems and Replimune Group have spurted higher in the last couple weeks, with the former doubling in value on encouraging news.
There is no denying that markets got ugly over the last 30 minutes or so of the Thursday session.
The fear of being left behind is more powerful than the bears' argument.
A trade deal still seems far away, so check your China exposure, again, as earnings season approaches.
With an extremely undervalued stock like Interface, Inc. during late August, there's a strong chance options can provide a good high risk, high return play.