Possible Israel/Iran Conflict Sends Markets Lower

The US equities markets were somewhat volatile today. Although they initially opened higher and began to move upwards, the trend turned clearly negative towards the middle of the session, most likely due to comments made by the Prime Minister of Israel regarding Iran. The comments were strongly accusative, and made it clear that Israel would strongly lobby the UN and the Trump administration to exit the Iran nuclear deal or to impose further sanctions on Iran, or both. Here’s what to expect.