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Stocks Soar Into The Green As Question Emerges: "Rate Hike Or QE4 First?

Stocks have soared into the green for the day in an epic algo stop run as 'traders' weigh the words amid the FOMC Minutes. The crucial sentence is "The risks to the forecast for real GDP and inflation were seen as tilted to the downside, reflecting the staff’s as-sessment that neither monetary nor fiscal policy was well positioned to help the economy withstand substantial adverse shocks." This suggests the possibility of a monetary reaction (QE4) if external shocks occur even before they have had a chance to raise rates...



Of course - this could simply be an algo stop run... and we will fade now...