In a time of trade wars and tariff talk that stem from trade-related trauma and politics, it’s easy for good news and cap gains in the stock market to be overlooked. Fortunately for investors, American companies are soon to present their second-quarter earnings-reports, and positive results can give newfound strength to equities. If most of these organizations perform well and executive management diminishes the threats of rising trade tensions, 401(k)s can see a boost as stock prices rise.
With the threat of a trade war between the U.S. and its trading partners lingering, Wall Street will pay close attention to how top corporate executives think this will affect their business results. Stay tuned as earnings season will confirm just how resilient the U.S. economy can be. As you observe your current investment performance or consider new ones, be sure to discuss trends with your Enso | Sonoma financial advisor.