Last week saw the third-biggest outflow from stock funds in history, and the dollar is the strongest it’s been since April. Here’s what’s going on. 

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On this edition of The Breakdown weekly recap, NLW looks at the fourth painful week for traditional markets in a row.

He discusses the factors contributing to the trouble, including: 

  • A normal correction from too-high valuations
  • The return of COVID-19 lockdowns
  • The end of easy recovery gains 
  • Diminishing likelihood of a stimulus bill
  • Election volatility

This week on The Breakdown:

Monday | The FinCEN Files Show Banks Don’t Actually Care About Stopping Money Laundering 

Tuesday | Marty Bent on Why Bitcoin and Big Energy Are Unlikely Allies 

Wednesday | Why Market Movements Are More Aggressive Than Ever, Feat. Corey Hoffstein 

Thursday | Did Corporate Insiders Perfectly Predict the Market Top? 

Friday | Sven Henrich on the Ever-Weakening Economic Cycle 

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