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Inside the Market

Before the bell: Market's taper tantrum subsides

The Before the Bell report is constantly updated to reflect the latest news developments and market moves in the premarket. Check back later for updates.

When the stock market has a taper tantrum, at least it doesn’t last long. A day after minutes from the last Federal Reserve policy meeting, in October, suggested the central bank was closer than expected to start tapering its monthly bond purchases, stocks looked relatively stable worldwide.