Stocks Will Rise When Inflation Falls—at Least History Says So – Barrons

Inflation is likely to ease in the near future and when it does, the stock market should perform handsomely thereafter, judging from history. 

The Consumer Price Index rose 6.8% year-over-year in December, its highest reading since 1982. Driving that inflation is a surge in demand compared with last year’s lockdown-laden economy and a limited supply of products and labor, which causes companies’ costs to rise.


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