Probably the key reason for investors’ stock appetite versus more conservative options in this paragraph from the Huffington Post. It’s all about the “quantitative easing.”
For the U.S. stock market, at least, the report was perfect. The job gains were better than the 163,000 economists expected, according to a Bloomberg tally. At the same time, the rise in unemployment means the Federal Reserve may be in no hurry to slow down its policy of buying bonds to pump cash into the economy, a scheme known as “quantitative easing.” Anxiety about an end to QE has thrown global financial markets into relative turmoil lately.