Too Long; Didn't Read
One of the main fears on the stock market is the beginning of the tapering process by the Fed. Some believe that if investors lose faith in monetary policy, a repeat of the 2013 bond yield debacle will be more likely. The longer central banks wait to taper, the bigger the chance for a taper tantrum. The Fed is still committed to maintaining the bank's $120 billion weekly asset purchases, insisting that the combined inflationary pressures of pent-up demand and supply bottlenecks are temporary.