GE was very nearly the worst-performing US stock of 2018


#TIA – A reminder of how even the greatest are subject to fall.

Many US investors would rather forget 2018. Especially General Electric stockholders.

Markets have been dragged down by the US-China trade war, as well as concern that the Federal Reserve is taking the punch bowl away from the stock market’s party. Even so, GE’s plunge stood out: It was among the worst-performing equities in the S&P 500 index of US stocks, falling to levels last seen in 2009 amid the Great Recession.

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