Volatility Tests Your Mettle

Volatility Tests Your Mettle Some changes may be unsettling.   Most people understand that stock prices don’t go straight up. But when market volatility increases, the price action can test the mettle of even the most seasoned investor.   In recent weeks, stock prices have trended lower with a few eye-popping, one-day rallies as the…

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Bonds Rising Rates Derail Stocks

In this week’s recap: Rising bond yields deliver a blow to stocks; Fed Chair affirms commitment to current money policy. Weekly Economic Update     THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Stocks dropped amid rising long-term bond yields, with sharp declines in high-valuation growth stocks leading the overall market lower. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped…

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