From a peak in early April the S&P 500 fell almost 10% by early June but has rebounded in recent weeks. Stocks have moved modestly lower this quarter and U.S. equities are now attractively valued following their April/May declines. For the 2nd quarter, the Dow had a loss of 1.9% and the S&P 500 2.8%.   U.S. and global economic growth remains sluggish with multiple fluctuating factors making it difficult for the market to sustain a trend. Here are four crucial areas currently affecting the market.

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