U.S. Decoupling From the Rest of the World
18 August 2018 | 5:15 am
Turkey's currency crisis, trade fears and other geopolitical tensions sent European banks, EM equities and copper to bear territory this week. But the U.S. remained unscathed. U.S. equity bulls shrugged off a slew of market routs elsewhere to see no end to the SPX's decoupling impulse.
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