Laffer Tengler Investments CEO and Chief Investment Officer Nancy Tengler in The Wall Street Journal

What Stock Investors Are Watching for: Signs of Stability

Wall Street’s ‘fear gauge,’ investors’ sentiment and bond spreads are tracked for clues on where the market might go next

The turmoil in U.S. stocks has nervous investors parsing the market’s internal gauges for signs of relief.

War, inflation and concerns of an economic slowdown have dragged the S&P 500 to its worst first 100 trading days of a year since 1970. With markets recovering some this past week, investors are tracking everything from options bets to surveys of investor sentiment to assess when the volatility might end.

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