Markets Remain Volatile as COVID-19 Fears Continue

In this week’s sitrep: Continued COVID-19-related volatility in the markets as oil and energy prices sink in reaction.   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Modest declines in stock prices this week masked the volatile inter- and intraday price swings as investors digested poor economic data and a warning from the President that the worst days…

Volatile Trading Week Due to COVID-19 Concerns and Oil Production Disputes

In this week’s sitrep: Continuing concerns over COVID-19 and disputes concerning oil production overseas contributed to continued market volatility.   THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Markets remained exceptionally volatile, buffeted by the spreading impact of coronavirus, uncertain responses from federal policymakers, and the sudden drop in oil prices. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 10.36%,…