A few years ago, I read a tragic story in a local newspaper about a young man who was walking along the train tracks with his earphones blasting loud music. Far ahead, he could see a train hurtling towards him and people on the side of the tracks were yelling and waving to get his attention. He ignored them, he had plenty of time to move … and then he was instantly killed by a train coming the other way. As we head towards the mid-term elections, America is bitterly divided politically, and many investors worry that “Chaos in Washington,” variously defined, will cause the market to crash.
December 6, 2021
JP Morgan Asset Management
Despite a disappointing gain in non-farm payrolls in November, numerous recent data points show an extraordinary excess demand for workers. This excess demand won’t persist forever. However, it’s important to…