LPL Financial Research
Central bank policies remain focused on economic recovery, with an eye on COVID-19 developments.
Markets have been on a wild ride in September so far, with a strong first two days of the month followed by one of the sharpest 10% corrections ever for the NASDAQ.
Stocks continued their positive momentum with strong gains in August before volatility returned in early September.
Many investors, ourselves included, find it difficult to understand why stocks have done so well lately in such a challenging economic environment and COVID-19 still an ongoing threat.
Going back to school signals changes for everyone, including COVID-19 preparedness, an election, and impressive S&P 500 performance.