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I Melt With You: Anatomy of a Market Melt Up

By Advisor Perspectives
Capital Markets


Key Points

  • Stocks continue to buck every variety of negative news.
  • Melt ups don’t tend to end well, but so far the fundamentals remain supportive.
  • Underneath the surface have been increasing rotations—a healthy occurrence, for now.

Over the course of the past year, we have often listed a melt up as one of the “risks” the market faces. It’s been categorized as a “risk” based on the history of melt ups—as good as they feel while they’re occurring, they have typically not ended well. Melt ups tend not to peter out, but to instead end with a bang; and timing the crescendo is extremely difficult.

Read more at Advisor Perspectives.

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