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Market Volatility

Navigating when markets get rough.
CONTENT WITH Market Volatility

Navigating when markets get rough.

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The specific set of conditions that have historically characterized the start of an investment bubble appear to be forming.
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Trendy and speculative trades have gained micro bubble status and rolled over of late, but their weakness hasn’t infected the broader market.
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Policymakers in major economies have pointed to 2023 as the date the stimulus payback may begin.
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Investor attention has shifted from Growth to Value as the economy regains its footing, but understanding their factors and fundamentals is crucial.
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The Fed kept rates unchanged, but upgraded its outlook; while the “dots plot” moved higher amid a rising percentage of officials expecting an earlier “lift off” in rates.
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Not likely a bear market, but it may feel less like last year’s charging bull market. Perhaps a “bunny” market, with the stock market hopping up and down.
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The economy is accelerating, but unevenly.
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Should interest rates continue to climb at a more moderate pace, EM stocks may rebound and rise alongside bond yields, as they have done historically.
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U.S. stocks fell sharply Thursday as Treasury bond yields rose.
Beware the risks of short selling before taking the plunge.

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