Useful goods and services, and the productive resources needed to create useful goods and services, are wealth. Money is not wealth, and creating more money without first creating wealth is a big problem.
It's increasingly clear two things are going on: leftists are very interested in taking their rioting and looting far beyond city limits, and government police are not interested in doing much about it.
The stock market does not have a life of its own. In a relatively free economy, success or failure of investment in stocks depends ultimately on the same factors that determine success or failure of any business.