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The Fed Delivers What the Market Expected

Scott Minerd, Chairman of Investments and Global CIO, joins Bloomberg to discuss the Fed’s decision to double the taper rate.

December 15, 2021

 

 

Key Takeaways:

  • Stocks’ relief rally and bonds’ muted response means the Fed gave the market what it expected.
  • Powell again shows flexibility to pivot when he gets new information.
  • The new dot plot and shape of the yield curve suggests setting up for recession in 2023.
  • High asset valuations risk repricing when rates begin to rise.


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