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Despite Everything, the S&P 500 May Move Higher

Despite Everything, the S&P 500 May Move Higher

(New York)

The market is currently facing a large number of headwinds: higher rates, a flattening yield curve, a growing trade war, and a high degree of international political tension. Yet, according to Barron's, the path of least resistance for the S&P 500 may be higher. The reason why? Despite all the hovering the market has done this year, one big thing has fundamentally changed very recently-market breadth is increasing. In other words, the number of stocks which are advancing versus declining is improving. When the market does so, it is often a sign of better things to come.

FINSUM : We do take increasing breadth as a positive sign, as it reflects that investors across all sectors are feeling better and not just a handful hiding out in a few places.

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