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Building Blocks For Retirement: Market Volatility

December 20, 2018


The stock market has exhibited significantly higher volatility thus far in the final quarter of 2018, with large up and down swings. This volatility is being driven by a number of different factors including uncertainty with the Federal Reserve’s potential interest rate path for 2019, the Trump administration tariffs proposal, the Brexit situation in Europe, and potentially slowing U.S. corporate earnings growth, among other factors. However, it is important to note that, in general, company fundamentals and global economic growth remain solid to strong.

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