Tag: stock market reaction

More Airstrikes Announced… Markets Don’t Care

Last night, President Obama announced an expansion of the campaign against ISIS with targeted airstrikes in Syria. And as we have seen so many times over the past 10 years, the financial markets responded with a big yawn as if to say that, financially, nobody really cares. Are investors being complacent or realistic? My theory on geopolitical news is twofold. First, reaction depends on how solid a footing the markets are on. Cherry picking with the benefit of hindsight, in […]   Read More
Date: September 11, 2014