image credit: Unsplash

Stock market shakes off Iran jitters for now, but investors could still be in for a bumpy ride in 2020

January 13, 2020


The stock market has shaken off its jitters over Iran, but analysts say investors could still be in for a bumpy ride this year.

Stocks are back near records, a sharp turnaround after Iran’s missile attacks sent futures tumbling Tuesday evening. Major averages rebounded midweek after President Donald Trump said the U.S. doesn’t seek a war with Tehran.

As investing pros looked ahead at the end of last year, they saw a 2020 full of uncertainty — something investors hate — because of trade tensions with China and a presidential election in the U.S.. Now hostilities with Iran have thrown another unsettling element into the mix.

Read More on USA TODAY