2021 Investment outlook: 3 things to watch
We’re keeping an eye on three topics that are likely to have an impact on markets, the economy and investors.
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Fed announces tapering asset purchases to start later this month
November 3, 2021
Citing strengthening fundamentals, the Federal Reserve announced a timeline today for gradually reducing monetary aid to the economy. The Fed also left low interest rates unchanged, and signaled patience regarding potential rate hikes next year.
2021: Fourth Quarter
“We are in a transitional time period, with the world adjusting to a persistent pandemic, potential changes to central bank policy that has been mostly pro-growth and markets digesting dogged inflationary pressures. As we begin the year’s final quarter, however, we retain a positive outlook for diversified portfolios and economic growth,” says Eric Freedman, Chief Investment Officer, U.S. Bank Wealth & Institutional Asset Management.