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Stock investors have come to a fork in the road — and their options are limited

·4 min read
Stock investors have come to a fork in the road — and their options are limited

The coronavirus pandemic has been excellent for investors, but most now realize that the stock market’s extraordinary performance is not based on fundamentals, which ceased to matter some time ago. Central banks have been driving asset prices with massive liquidity infusions and zero interest rates. Low volatility, engineered by central banks, also encourages exuberant prices.