The Hang Seng Index, US Equity Futures at Risk as Covid-19 Cases Surge During Last 30 Days. This is a typical, common headline you often hear about stock market activity. But it has to be mentioned that the above headline is only a part of the story.
There are many factors affecting the stock market and any one of them can be in the news, on its way up or on its way down. There is no reason why the Hang Seng Index, US Equity Futures at Risk as Covid-19 Cases Surge During Last 30 Days is not a reasonable headline, if you get the fact. There is more to the story. Let’s examine it with a simple chart.
One or two cases or stocks can increase or decrease by several percentage points and even hundreds. This is just one case and there can be several more that lead to some kind of sudden surge or dip.
The same goes with all stocks and any one of them can experience a move like the full stop or an uptrend, or a downtrend. No stock, no matter how big or small is immune from both.
The same applies for the market as a whole, it can go up or down. The market is unpredictable and it is different for everyone. As we all know, the market can go up and down and, sometimes, at the same time.
The movement of the market can go up in price or it can go down. Both of these are good and bad.
The stock market has many ups and downs and both are good and bad. Many times, the same stocks and companies come back higher than before and sometimes they plunge.
Two different movements can happen at the same time. Sometimes, the market can make a move of up, sometimes of down.
Prices can go up in price or down in price. The prices go up and down, they can go sideways or upwards or downwards.
They can go higher or lower and their prices can fluctuate and vary depending on the demand or supply. The prices will go up or they can go down.
The same applies for the stock market as a whole. The market can go up or down and it can go sideways or upwards or downwards.
So, it is clear that, like the stock market, the stock market too can go up or down. A good stock will go up, while a bad stock will go down.