We learn a great deal about sentiment by looking at the headlines in the center of the front page of The Wall Street Journal.
Each week we will track weekly and then label the headlines as Good News, Neutral or Negative News. I think you will find this useful.
Iran Denies Carrying Out Saudi Attacks (9/16/19) Negative News
International Panel to Rebuke FAA Over 737 MAX Approval (9/17/19) Negative News
Fed Steps In To Curb Soaring Short-Term Borrowing Costs (9/18/19) Negative News
White House Seeks Allies at U.N. To Press Iran on Saudi Oil Attack (9/19/19) Negative News
Purdue Led Its Opiod Rivals in Pills More Prone to Abuse (9/20/19) Negative News
Iran Central Bank Is Targeted With Sanctions After Oil Raid (9/21/19) Negative News
So for the week there were six negative news stories. Clearly, the Saudi attack got the headlines and maybe caused the Fed to seek to expand short term funding.
This week watch to see how the world reacts to the fall session of the United Nations.
Conclusion: Good News Index 0% for week ended 9/21/19