Tag: stock market reaction to disasters

Stock Market Behavior Around Other Disasters

With Hurricane Harvey and the associated historic, catastrophic flooding the area is experiencing and the country is watching in real time, it got me thinking about how the stock market (S&P 500) and insurance stocks fared during previous disasters. I decided to leave energy out because there haven’t been many hurricanes that directly impacted oil and gas. I did not include the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the gulf. Let’s start with the S&P 500 during Superstorm Sandy, Katrina, the Northridge […]   Read More
Date: August 28, 2017