Inflation Hurts Sentiment
Stocks ended mixed last week amid the outbreak of hostilities in the Middle East and higher-than-expected inflation data.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.20%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 rose 0.45%. But the Nasdaq Composite index slipped 0.18% for the five trading days. The MSCI EAFE index, which tracks developed overseas stock markets, advanced 2.37%.1,2,3