Analysis-Investors look to prune portfolio risk as Fed hawkishness rules markets

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By David Randall and Davide Barbuscia NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve’s hawkish shift is bolstering the case for investors looking to trim risk from their portfolios, as the U.S. central bank trains its guns on surging inflation while giving little indication that it will be swayed by the latest weakness in stocks. After the Fed’s easy-money policies helped the S&P 500 soar from its March 2020 lows, investors must now contend with uncertainty on multiple fronts as the Fed gears up to raise interest rates and shrink its nearly $9 trillion balance sheet. “I continue to believe you have …

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