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Welcome to Inflation Nation

The media caterwauling was loud indeed following the week’s consumer price index (CPI) reveal. Prices paid by consumers increased 7.0% year-over-year in December—the highest 12-month inflation rate since June 1982. Strip out food and energy prices, which tend to be more volatile, and costs to consumers rose 5.5%—the most in 30 years. …

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2021’s Biggest Market Themes and What They Mean

Please note: This update was prepared on Friday, December 31, 2021, prior to the market’s close. With final preparations for tonight’s Times Square countdown underway, four miles south, Wall Street traders are set to celebrate a remarkable year for stocks: The S&P 500 has hit 70 all-time highs this year despite myriad …

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The Year’s Biggest Market Themes and What They Mean

With final preparations for tonight’s Times Square countdown underway, four miles south, Wall Street traders are set to celebrate a remarkable year for stocks: The S&P 500 has hit 70 all-time highs this year despite myriad reasons it shouldn’t have—from inflation and infection to consumer uncertainty and global insecurity. The market’s gains …

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Will the Omicron Grinch Spoil Holiday Cheer?

Please note: This update was prepared on Thursday, December 23, 2021, prior to the market’s close. Despite skyrocketing cases of the omicron COVID-19 variant, Wall Street traders entered the final session ahead of the Christmas holiday feeling merry and bright. The S&P 500 index ended Wednesday fractionally below a record high after …

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Will the Omicron Grinch Spoil Holiday Cheer?

Despite skyrocketing cases of the omicron COVID-19 variant, Wall Street traders entered the final session ahead of the Christmas holiday feeling merry and bright. The S&P 500 index ended Wednesday fractionally below a record high after pulling a U-turn from last week’s declines. Debate over whether President Biden’s $2 trillion education, health …

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Inflation: Forcing the Fed’s Hand

Please note: This update was prepared on Friday, December 10, 2021, prior to the market’s close. Omicron was the watchword on Wall Street again this week—whether stocks were up or down. On Tuesday, a headline in The Wall Street Journal attributed stock market gains to “Omicron Optimism.” On Thursday, after markets gave …

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Inflation: Forcing the Fed’s Hand

Omicron was the watchword on Wall Street again this week—whether stocks were up or down. On Tuesday, a headline in The Wall Street Journal attributed stock market gains to “Omicron Optimism.” On Thursday, after markets gave up some ground, the paper blamed “Omicron Restrictions.” The S&P 500 has mostly recovered the ground …

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