Thomson ReutersDecember 11, 2013 18:02
By James Saft
(Reuters) - Better economic data has pushed a tapering of bond buying by the Federal Reserve higher up the agenda - even as early as next week. A taper may come, but it won't come cheaply.
Risky assets (that means you, equities) will be in the firing line.
Last week's jobs data were encouraging, as are surveys of manufacturers, making sagging inflation the chief argument for delay.