We assess large stock market moves in the United States and a dozen other countries based on newspaper accounts. We classify the jumps by their trigger, their geographic origin and the clarity of journalist perceptions about the reason for the move.

Our Five Most Recent Codings

DateReturnPrimary CategoryClarity
8/23/2019-2.59%International Trade Policy1.679
8/14/2019-2.93%Macroeconomic News & Outlook0.733
8/5/2019-2.98%International Trade Policy1.484
1/4/20193.43%Macroeconomic News & Outlook1.679
12/26/20184.96%Unknown & No Explanation0.038

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