Volatility creeps in. US equities were mostly volatile this week as evidenced by the 800-point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, its biggest decline this year. But it gradually picked up later in the week, adding close to 100 points after the retail sales data was released Thursday, and posted a strong opening on Friday.
The three things you need to know this week: Yield curve briefly inverts, some U.S. tariffs are delayed and ECB stimulus expectations rise amid fears of a sustained slowdown.
Review the performance of global stock and bond markets over the past week, along with relevant insights from T. Rowe Price economists and investment professionals.
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