The past week has been an incredibly turbulent one for stock markets. The S&P 500, one of the most important barometers of the US stock market, dropped from 4,200 points to a low of 4,133 points at one point during the week. Many investors were left wondering if the Index could hold the 4,300 point level and whether this would represent a buying opportunity.
It’s certainly possible for the S&P 500 to hold above 4,300 points. After all, the Index had been trading near that level for several weeks before the huge volatility triggered by the resurgence of COVID-19 cases. It’s possible that the selling pressure will reduce and the Index could stabilize above the 4,300 level.
However, it’s important to note that there are a variety of factors that could keep the S&P 500 from holding this level. Global economic growth continues to remain sluggish due to the pandemic, which is likely to weigh on the performance of US stocks. Further, rising geopolitical tensions between the US and China could also put pressure on the Index. Finally, rising election uncertainty could make investors more cautious.
At the end of the day, it is possible that the S&P 500 will hold the 4,300 level, and it could present a buying opportunity for long-term investors. However, investors should be aware of the risks and uncertainty that could dampen the performance of the Index, and be prepared to adjust their strategies accordingly.