Global shares are jumping between gains and losses today as China’s economy shows signs of improvement while Germany could be falling into a recession.

And speaking of China, President Trump’s recent comments suggest the risk of another bout of trade tensions.

To be honest with you, I don’t think now’s the time to be flaring things up: Both economies are in deep doo-doo (excuse my french). 

And that’s not even the most concerning news I’ve discovered today -- U.S. retail sales have plunged more than 16% from March to April…

Let’s talk about it below.

In today's video, I’m also covering how the market is dealing with increasingly negative data… whether GDP will rise or fall in the next two quarters… whether stocks will continue trending or remain choppy… and the single worst report for the market in weeks.

Roger Scott

Head Trader, Market Geeks

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He’s joining Rob Booker and Josh Belanger to reveal the secret trading rules they’re following to make big (and explosive) profits. 

And the best part: It doesn’t matter what the market is doing. If the market is up, down, or even sideways… they still make money.