Volatility has returned with a vengeance in the first half of 2018. Tuesday was no exception, with stocks down sharply on renewed worries about President Donald Trump’s trade feud with China. Yet, for all of its whipping around, the stock market is even with where it was in early January. Considering how high investors had set their expectations, they should be pleased to have gotten off so easily.
The stock market has some things going for it right now, of course. Corporate tax cuts helped push profits up sharply—analysts...
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