Markets Keep Rising Despite Inflation Concerns

nytimes.com/2024/05/16/business/dealbook/inflation-stocks-markets.html

Stocks in Asia and parts of Europe rose on Thursday as investors bet that new data showing inflation easing would finally persuade central bankers to lower interest rates from multidecade highs. The rally has pushed stock indexes on both sides of the Atlantic into record territory.
Another test comes on Thursday when Walmart, a bellwether for U.S. consumer sentiment, reports…

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