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Minor Market Rebounds Could Be a Trap

John Parker
Minor Market Rebounds Could Be a Trap

In the previous part of this series, we discussed how weaker-than-expected third-quarter earnings could add to investors’ concerns amid the broader market sell-off. The S&P 500 Index (SPY), the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DIA), and the NASDAQ Composite Index (QQQ) were still trading with 4.2%, 3.6%, and 10.1% gains year-to-date, respectively, after a steep decline on October 10. Let’s take a look at why investors shouldn’t rush to enter a long position following any minor market bounce back.