Stock Markets Post Worst First Half of a Year in Over Five Decades

7/2/2022 5:07:00 AM

Stocks, bonds and crypto all tumbled in the first six months of the year, with commodities markets including oil about the only place that didn’t lose ground.

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After the most bruising first half of a year in decades, as almost everything from stocks to crypto fell, investors are bracing for more big market moves in the last six months of 2022 WSJWhatsNow

Stocks, bonds and crypto all tumbled in the first six months of the year, with commodities markets including oil about the only place that didn’t lose ground.

printListen to article(2 minutes)Global markets closed out their most bruising first half of a year in decades, leaving investors bracing for the prospect of further losses.

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Updated July 1, 2022 10:10 am ET print Listen to article (2 minutes) Global markets closed out their most bruising first half of a year in decades, leaving investors bracing for the prospect of further losses.A series of bad inflation readings have prompted the US Federal Reserve to undertake increasingly aggressive measures to try to rein in growth and pricing pressures.Driving the news: The S&P 500 dropped 20.Information on these pages contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties.

Accelerating inflation and rising interest rates fueled a monthslong rout that left few markets unscathed. The S&P 500 fell 21% through Thursday, suffering its worst first half of a year since 1970, according to Dow Jones Market Data. The broad-based S&P 500 finished at 3,785. Investment-grade bonds, as measured by the iShares Core U. (The recession would last until November of that year.S.9 percent for the day and a loss of more than 16 percent for the last six months, the worst first half of a year since 1970. Aggregate Bond exchange-traded fund, lost 11%—posting their worst start to a year in history. Investing in Open Markets involves a great deal of risk, including the loss of all or a portion of your investment, as well as emotional distress.

The blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 15%.8 percent to 30,775.2%, on soaring crude oil and gasoline prices. .