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How Are US Equities Faring amid US-China Trade Negotiations?

John Parker
How Are US Equities Faring amid US-China Trade Negotiations?

Since the beginning of the fourth quarter, the broader market has been facing trouble due to various issues including rising interest rates, concerns about the slowing global economy, and the US-China trade war. These factors have taken a toll on US equities (VTI) and resulted in more volatility. Before we discuss some of the factors in detail, let’s find out how the key indices are faring in the fourth quarter, especially in December.