Market jitters

Market jitters

Anxiety among many investors, causing them to sell stocks and bonds, pushing prices down.

Market Jitters

General agitation among traders because of real or expected bad news. Market jitters tend to push down equity prices and may push down bond prices as well.
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US indexes eventually calmed following a bout of market jitters over January's inflation data, with consumer prices across the Atlantic climbing at a faster 0.
US soybean futures fell on Wednesday for a fourth straight session on long liquidation and profit-taking ahead of a key government crop report and market jitters over next week's (this) presidential election.
government bond yields hit all- time lows amid renewed market jitters over Britain's decision to leave the European Union.
The Bank of England says exchange market jitters are caused by worries Britain will leave the EU.
The survey indicates that solid business conditions and some dissipation of financial market jitters may have contributed to a lift in confidence, with the improvement largely concentrated in transport/utilities (up 14) and personal services (up 12).
China is struggling to restore confidence after an extended plunge on the Shanghai stock exchange, along with global market jitters over an ongoing growth slowdown and questions over its communist leaders' economic management skills.
up above $1 -- a $15 million share repurchase plan -- was rebuffed by Wall Street last week, probably not so much because of the plan or McClatchy itself, but more generally of market jitters, caused by concerns about the Chinese and other developing economies, low prices for oil and an unease with the Federal Reserve's plans for an interest-rate hike.
Following Sunday's election with a newly installed government in Greece, there was a fourth day of market jitters as the government sits at loggerheads with international creditors as it begins to roll back austerity measures imposed in its bailout deal.
9% after recent market jitters were assuaged by indications from the US Federal Reserve that while the world's largest economy is improving there will be no hurry to raise interest rates.
Despite the general market jitters, IG Group analyst Ryan Huang said the general trend for growth is positive after the European Central Bank announced additional monetary stimulus.
Despite challenges that include market jitters about the Federal Reserve's bond-buying slowdown and global tensions over Ukraine, policymakers said they believe there is a foundation for sustained growth that can provide jobs for the millions of people still looking for work five years after the worst recession since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
With its stock down more than 13 per cent amid market jitters over the stability of Russian gas flows via Ukraine, Gazprom's management was upbeat as it held its annual meeting with investors in London.