Investors Set Aside Coronavirus Worries, Driving a ‘Melt-Up’ in Markets

published 26.07.2020 19:06

Image of article 'Investors Set Aside Coronavirus Worries, Driving a ‘Melt-Up’ in Markets'

Stocks, bonds and commodities are heading for their strongest simultaneous four-month rise on record, highlighting the breadth of the market recovery during the 2020 economic slowdown.

Through Thursday, the S&P 500 and S&P GSCI commodities index were each up more than 25% since the end of March, while the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index added more than 3% in that span.

If the gains hold during the final week of July, this would be the first time that the gauges all rose that much in a four-month period,...

by Biography from wsj.com

Free awesomeness straight to your inbox!

Sign up now for this free newsletter to receive hand picked content, covering topics like Lifestyle, Business & Technology.

Free Newsletter Sign up now!

..or jump directly to the latest posts!