Are you getting the best rate from your broker?
Compare your broker's rates now to find out if you can save money

Choose your broker below
Welcome to Dividend.com. Please help us personalize your experience.

Select the one that best describes you
Dividend logo

Last week’s tale could be titled “uncertainty.” Thanks in part to the presidential election and Trump’s unexpected win, the markets managed to see their largest intraday swings in quite a while. The problem is that investors may not get a real break this upcoming week. Mid-month means important pieces of economic data. (Check out last week’s Market Glance here.)

Overall, the amount of economic data will be light. However, what will be released will be very important – key measures of inflation, consumer health and industrial activity. All of these numbers will go into the Fed’s latest forecast and decisions on interest rates.

As for earnings, the week will be light as well. Earnings season is coming to a close, so the number of reporting firms is starting to decrease. However, like the week’s data, the firms that are reporting are important bellwethers. So, the markets could move on their reports.

And let’s not forget that any of the uncertainty from the election could continue to spill over as investors continue to digest just what Trump’s policies will be.

To read the Full Story, Go Premium or Log In

Popular Articles

Dividend Investing Ideas Center

Dividend History of the Consumer Staples Sector

Consumer staples have long been regarded as an essential component of any well diversified...

Premium Volatile%20markets
News

Are We Slipping Into the Abyss? The Markets Think So

Investors are certainly facing an interesting paradox these days.

Economic conditions are some of...

News

How the Emerging Market Rout Is Impacting Dividend Investors

Emerging markets have moved sharply lower since the beginning of the year.

For instance, the ...