Economic Beat: Major U.S. equity indices were mostly higher last week

How will current market developments affect you? The thought leaders at Fifth Third Bank can help make sense of it all. Listen to the Economic Beat as they discuss what happened last week and what they expect will be the focus of this week.

Economic Beat: October 16, 2023

Major U.S. equity indices were mostly higher last week. The S&P 500 Index was up half of a percent, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.8% and the Nasdaq Composite was down 0.2% for the week in total return. In addition to interest rates, the tragic events in the Middle East and the economic and financial market implications of those events were in focus. In the very near term, we expect economic uncertainty and subsequent financial market volatility.

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