Manufacturing Picking Up Steam; Housing Isn’t

Mar 26, 2017

Overall, it wasn't a great week for U.S. equity markets, with the S&P 500 down 1.75% and U.S. small-cap losses approaching 3% as doubts about the amount and timing of potential federal government policies rose.About the Author
Robert Johnson, CFA, is the director of economic analysis with Morningstar.
Contact Author | Meet other investing specialistsConfusion as House Republican leaders pulled their healthcare bill certainly didn't help matters. Given the market's post-election boom had been premised on the quick adoption of several Trump initiatives, the market's reaction, especially on Friday, is not surprising.

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