By Michael Lebowitz – RIA Advice
Market narratives have been around for ages. However, the internet and, more recently, social media allow narratives to spread much quicker. Accordingly, they have become more frequent and potent market forces. Following economic data, corporate earnings, politics, global affairs, and many other factors are still crucial for investors. But equally important, especially over short periods, is identifying which narrative(s) most heavily impact markets. Today’s popular narrative is a growing consensus for the Fed to engineer a soft landing and a Goldilocks economy.