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Here are 3 under-the-radar market story lines that could surprise investors in 2021

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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The market is behaving as if it sees quite clearly how 2021 will turn out: Vaccines arrive, jets refill the skies, the economy revives, corporate profits snap higher, all while the Federal Reserve stays out of the way and maximally easy.

And in recent weeks, Wall Street has become quite persuasive in telling this tale. The most economically sensitive parts of the market are accelerating skyward, credit markets are drum tight, the tape is inured to bad Covid news and investors are ardently (too ardently?) throwing money at

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Global CO2 Gassed Incubator Market 2020 Business Growth, Technology and Production Analysis, Opportunities and Regional Market Scope by 2026

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Nov 22, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
The latest market research report titled Global CO2 Gassed Incubator Market 2020 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2026 reveals the overview of the global industry, encompassing the latest industry data and industry future trends, allowing you to identify the products and end users responsible for market revenue growth. The report covers the past year as a reference for the period between 2020 and 2026 as the forecast period. The report scrutinizes the business current situation, regional

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As the market falls and investor fear builds, assessing the odds of a year-end comeback

A trader talks on his phone outside the New York Stock Exchange in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, October 2, 2020.

Carlo Allegri | Reuters

Scared enough yet?

Yes, it’s that time in a stock-market pullback when the question turns to whether enough concern has surfaced to displace complacency.

Year-end rallies into the winter happen more often than not, but they tend to be born in a fearful fall when investors start to doubt a fourth-quarter flourish will happen.

Last week’s 5.6% drop in the S&P 500 — which hammered many of the best 2020 performers

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Analysis: Elite investors accessing Trump briefings is everything that’s wrong with the stock market

At the time, Trump was assuring Americans on Twitter that the coronavirus was “very much under control” and claiming the stock market was “starting to look very good to me!”

Word of private uncertainties held by US officials quickly spread to elite investors via a hedge fund consultant, the Times reported. That intel gave these traders a crucial leg up on common investors, allowing them to make timely bets that stocks would drop.

“Short everything” was the reaction of one major investor briefed on the memo from the hedge fund consultant, the Times said.

Elizabeth Warren slams Disney for laying off thousands of workers after awarding fat executive pay packages
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Investors could be overplaying the election as a lasting driver of the stock market, history shows

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, September 18, 2020.

Kevin Lamarque | Reuters

The presidential election is the next known major event ahead of the Wall Street. Investment strategists are busy pushing out political playbooks, most of them starting with something like, “Clients continue to ask us about the implications of the election…” It’s the top-of-mind risk factor cited, a universal excuse for predicting autumnal volatility.

In other words, everyone is likely overplaying the election as a crucial or lasting driver of the

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