2019 has been a volatile year with the expanding U.S. - China trade war, a tense European Union, and fears of a possible global economic slowdown. As risk and tension rises around the globe due to both economic and geo-political uncertainty, so does volatility in the equity markets. With equity markets experiencing a 3% drop today (August 14, 2019) we thought we would give a brief overview of the various events contributing to the recent increase in volatility.
In this episode Evan Shorten and Elean Mendoza discuss some of the major events that have occured through the first of 2019. Topics discussed include trade wars, tension in Europe, and the global economy
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