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Expect a lot of talk about which party has the "momentum" heading into Election Day. Ignore it—gridlock is already the winner, a good thing for the stock market.
|By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 10/29/2014|
Working through some misperceptions surrounding lower oil prices.
|By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 10/28/2014|
We dissect the ECB’s stress test results so you don’t have to.
|By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 10/27/2014|
What can we glean from the latest earnings reports?
|By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 10/24/2014|
The global economy continues to grow against a backdrop of fears it won’t.
Market Wrap-Up, Wed Oct 29 2014
Below is a market summary (as of market close Wednesday, 10/29/2014):
Global Equities: MSCI World (+0.1%)
US Equities: S&P 500 (-0.1%)
UK Equities: MSCI UK (+0.8%)
Best Country: Japan (+1.4%)
Worst Country: Spain (-1.4%)
Best Sector: Energy (+0.4%)
Worst Sector: Utilities (-0.3%)
Bond Yields: 10-year US Treasurys rose .02 to 2.32%
Editors' Note: Tracking Stock and Bond Indexes
Source: Factset. Unless otherwise specified, all country returns are based on the MSCI index in US dollars for the country or region and include net dividends. Sector returns are the MSCI World constituent sectors in USD including net dividends.