How the fear of missing out sparks rallies

Steve Sosnick, Chief Options Strategist, Interactive Brokers Group, describes how investment professionals may have powered the market’s upward momentum in recent weeks.

The fear of missing out on a rally can be self-reinforcing and a powerful incentive to buy risk assets.

Check out this illuminating video to understand why.

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