What the Highest Inflation in 4 Decades Means for Markets

What the Highest Inflation in 4 Decades Means for Markets


Markets have been nervous since last week’s FOMC meeting minutes revealed the Fed was considering early “balance sheet normalization” or quantitative tightening. At yesterday’s confirmation hearings, Fed Chair Jerome Powell tried to soften the Fed’s stance on QT, saying nothing had been decided. Today, December inflation numbers came in at a 39-year high of 7%. Find out why markets are rebounding in the wake of the news.

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