Daily Archives: September 10, 2021

The ETF Portfolio Strategist: 10 September 2021

  • Losses dominated global markets this week
  • All our portfolio strategy benchmarks posted weekly losses

Are the chickens coming home to roost? Maybe, but roosting speculation has been a popular sport for years and, so far, to no avail. It’s not obvious it’s different this time, although eventually it will be. Meantime, there’s plenty of red ink to ponder this week as declines weighed on most of the major asset classes.

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Macro Briefing: 10 September 2021

* President Biden expands vaccine mandate to combat the pandemic
* Biden’s vaccine mandate is also an effort to support the economy
* US businesses have questions, concerns over new vaccine mandate
* Biden calls China President Xi amid rising tensions between countries
* New survey of economists sees rate hikes in 2022 to counter inflation
* China selling some of its strategic oil reserve in a bid to lower prices
* Two Fed presidents sell stocks to address ethics concerns
* UK economic growth stalled in July, GDP data shows
* US jobless claims continued falling last week, dropping to new pandemic low: