Stocks recapture strength on bargain trapping


On: Jun 2020

Recently, American stocks closed session on higher note after bouncing between increments and losses as bargain trapping following a major loss earlier. However, industry gains were captured as continued concerns related to the US economy amid emerging 2nd wave of the coronavirus pandemic. Bargain trapping shared to the strength on Wall Street, as traders observed to attain American stocks at relatively decreased levels after major decline recorded the worst day for the industries since the sell-off observed as concerns about the pandemic started to escalate in March.

Adding to the positive perspective, the University of Michigan unveiled a report representing a continued rebound in the United States consumer sentiment in the ongoing month. The preliminary report indicates the consumer sentiment index for June increased to 78.6 from 72.3 in May as well as 71.8 in April.

The inspections of Consumers head economists Richard Curtin stated that the gain by American stocks index reflected increments in the overview for individual finances and more desirable prospects for the US economy due to the reopening of several businesses. Meanwhile, the Labor Department represented a larger than anticipated climb in the import prices of the United States in the last month. These import prices increased by one percent in May after decreasing by 2.6 % in April.