The Pulse on the Economy and Capital Markets: Nov 1 – Nov 5, 2021
November 8, 2021
At a glance:
- Overall markets continued their impressive streak higher with smaller companies leading the way.
- The infrastructure bill is already benefitting smaller companies as US-focused small company stocks excelled last week.
- The strong jobs report highlights workers are coming back at about 20 percent higher than expected likely due to Covid-related support ending in September.
- We’re seeing a growth in robotics investments in response to supply chain shortages and inflation
- The Federal Reserve will officially start “tapering” bonds by $15 billion per month to reach pre-Covid levels.
- Meanwhile, we are reading about how Google-parent Alphabet plans to use A.I. to discover new drugs, rent continues rising at a rapid increase, robotic sales and installations grow and what the impact of the Federal Reserve’s tapering will mean for your pocketbook.
- Google-parent Alphabet has set up a new lab that will use A.I. to try to discover new drugs
- The Rapid Increase in Rents Continues
- Robotics Sales Rise Again
- What the Fed’s Taper Means for your Pocketbook
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