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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Despite the market jitters, Bank of America analyst Savita Subramanian said investors should stick to stocks over bonds despite forecasting essentially flat stock returns through the end of 2019.
The 12-month high comes after a recent surge in value for bitcoin, which has defied wider market jitters over the US-China trade war to jump more than 60 per cent over the last month.
2 (Petra) -- Oil prices were at a nearly five-month high on Tuesday on the prospect that more sanctions against Iran could deepen a supply cut as market jitters over slow demand were allayed.
government shutdown and stock market jitters as possible reasons for home buyer reluctance.
CAPITAL raising from both the equities and debt markets may recover this year, after a slump due to market jitters in 2018, investment bank First Metro Investment Corp.
Despite prevailing emerging market jitters, Southeast Asia is one region that offers a 'compelling' story as it's turning out to be a 'bright spot' on the global economic stage, a top strategist at British banking giant HSBC said.
On Sunday US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin took the unusual step of calling the chief executives of America's six largest banks in a bid to soothe market jitters. On Monday, he called top market regulators and officials from the US central bank to allay fears about the economy.
Trade tensions between the US and China have added to market jitters and pose downside risks to growth.
But at the opening of this week's trading, it had gone up anew to US$74.88 per barrel - igniting new round of market jitters on possible uptick in prices again.
Turkey's market jitters in part reflect a global trend in which the currencies of emerging economies have come under pressure.
Short selling has been blamed for amplifying financial market jitters by sparking price falls.
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 0.5% rate than economists were expecting.