The Stock Market's Day of Reckoning Is Just 8 Days Away

Dan Caplinger, The Motley Fool
·5-min read
The Stock Market's Day of Reckoning Is Just 8 Days Away

The stock market soared in 2020, defying all expectations after a truly amazing rebound from the coronavirus bear market in February and March. The rebound was brought about by the speed with which some companies shifted gears to adapt to radical changes in economic and business conditions, as well as the optimism of investors to look beyond the immediate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to foresee a better future. Now, 2021 is here, and investors are trying to figure out what direction the stock market will go in the coming year.