The market hasn’t seen ugliness on this scale since October. Indexes had been somewhat flat and bouncing around near the highs as investors weighed the booming economy against inflation fears, a falling 10-year rate and growth concerns after the pandemic recovery.
This is an unusual environment to say the least. The market is looking ahead to the highest GDP growth in decades as vaccines end the lockdowns and restrictions. And forecasts continue to rise. At the same time, trillions in government stimulus will flood the...