All 3 major US stock market indexes closed a bit higher. The US stock market is performing very strongly this year. Many stocks have either small or very large gains. The stock market on the internet. These are the daily closing prices for 3 major indexes, source : Yahoo finance
- S&P 500
One of the most important things for the stock market to make money with is timing
The stock market is volatile,risky and unpredictable.there are no guarantees about making money or having profits.Someone can lose a lot of money at the stock market.But one very important aspect to remember is that timing is very important for stocks.This first week of US elections result the US stock market had a rally.yet not all stocks performed well.There are some sectors that did very well.
Financials sector did very well this week
Financial stocks performed very well with strong gains,even Wells Fargo had a nice rally.Also industrials,information technology,materials and energy performed well, while real estate and telecommunication services were among the weak sectors.
This date was taken from source investools.com
Being at the right sector the correct time is essential to ride the wave and pick stocks that will perform well and make money with.It is not easy though.
Stock market volatility
Now that we now the result and winner of US elections the stock market needs to find a direction.Asian stock markets tanked as the winner of US election was officially announced.Gold moved up,oil down,European stock markets opened lower but now rebound.
How will the US stock market react to the election result?A sell-off is very likely.But this could be a great opportunity to buy stocks at lower prices or sell stocks that deem to be overvalued.Overall volatility seems to be present,so a lot of caution is required when investing or trading the stock market not only today but the following days until the investors and traders and hedge funds, or big institutional investors make an opinion on the market not based on emotions such as fear or greed but on logic.Stock market always makes dips,and rallies.