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After a year of supply shortages, the global economy may be closer to the end of the supply chain problems than the beginning.
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The Fed announced details of balance sheet tapering, but emphasized that the pace might be adjusted depending on inflation and economic trends heading into 2022.
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Earnings season has been stellar so far, although the growth rate is well off its prior quarter peak, with profit margins in focus looking ahead.
Liz Ann Sonders comes back to discuss what investors should be watching for as markets react to changes in the supply chain, the workforce, economic policies, and more.
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Sectors tend to have different reactions to inflation—some historically have outperformed, and some have struggled. Here’s a rundown of what to likely expect if inflation remains elevated.
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Services make up more of the economy, jobs, and the stock market. The time has come to focus on services data to get a sense of the overall economic picture.
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The speculative exuberance around special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) seems to be over, but investors still have questions about them.
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Where does the fixed income market go from here?
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The age of abundance has given way to an age of scarcity, while the pro-cyclical version of inflation may have given way to the counter-cyclical version.
The pandemic has wrought havoc on the global system of trade. What does that mean for the markets and the holiday shopping season?
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