Friday’s Sell-Off: Assessing The Damage And Opportunities

Capital markets demonstrated clearly on Friday how upside down the investment world has become so many years after the outbreak of the financial crisis. Following the parade of generally disappointing U.S. economic news throughout the past month, investors were treated to a blockbuster February employment report that exceeded expectations. But instead of providing a lift to the markets, the positive news that the U.S. economy was adding jobs at a faster rate than anticipated sent investment markets reeling across the board. In the end, Friday was the worst trading day for stocks since January 5. But with such sell-offs, it is worthwhile to both assess the damage as well as consider the opportunities for what might lie ahead.

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