Markets responded to more sanctions on Russia issued by Europe and the United States over the weekend. Treasury yields declined as the demand on the US dollar and US bonds lifted prices.
s followed the strong rebound on Thursday with one more push higher on Friday. With sanctions announced and a more modest impact than expected on oil prices, investors are buying up stocks at low prices. Still, the question remains if this week was the bottom.
Investors sold winners and bought losers in a pivot after tanks started to roll into Ukraine. Risk appetite grew as many of the unknowns got answers in the form of sanctions by Western countries.
Tensions in Ukraine continue to escalate while the market continues to fall.
Investors sold off high-risk assets as the Russia-Ukraine conflict continued to escalate.
Worries over Ukraine caused another day of losses to cap a volatile week.
The Ukraine crisis continues to shift and cause volatility in the market. Safe haven metals and defensive sector stocks benefited from the investor flight to safety.
Indexes took a breather from the big gains on Tuesday while the market awaited the Fed meeting minutes and the world contended with the shifting situation in Ukraine. Investors rotated profits in mid-caps into small-cap and large-cap bets today, focused on value and cyclical stocks.
Markets bounced back on the good news that Russia would reduce forces at the Ukraine border. The result was broad gains across the market and upward jumps in the major indexes.
It went up. It went down. In the end, there was no love or hate on Valentine’s day as the Nasdaq closed where it opened. The indecision in the market comes among worries over Ukraine and how aggressively the Fed will deal with inflation .