Issue 21 – A Mild Monetary Pivot Is in the Making

A Snapshot of the Market for the Week Ended May 28, 2021:

Inflation fears abated and stretched corners of the stock market deflated. Early in the week, the volatility markets took a turn for the better. For months, demand for derivatives skewed to the downside had been insatiable. On Monday, those signs of volatility waned. Retail investors’ euphoria cooled off and institutional investors were waiting to see what the Fed’s next move would be. The market went quiet and trading volume trended down. The biggest risk to the current relative market stability is higher than expected inflation, which could lead to a central bank policy error.


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By Hubert Marleau

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By Hubert Marleau

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