The many meanings of “upset”

The many meanings of “upset”

Financial markets are not alone Upset Noun: an unexpected loss, a shocker, especially in sports, as in “Michigan State lost in an upset.” Verb: to make unhappy, to overturn, as in “Syracuse upset Michigan State.” Adjective: distressed, troubled, disturbed, perturbed,...

Quantified Funds 3/19/18

U.S. equity markets were down last week. The NASDAQ Composite lost 1.04%, the S&P 500 was down 1.24%, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average recorded a weekly loss of 1.54%. Nine of the 11 S&P industrial sectors were down for the week. The move downward was led...

Dollar still in severe bear market

The consumer-price index rose 0.2% in February after rising a seasonally adjusted 0.5% in January. So far this year, overall prices have risen 2.2%, the largest annual increase since November. Core prices were up 1.8% on the year, excluding the food and energy...