The New York Stock Exchange stands in lower Manhattan after global stocks fell as concerns mount that rising inflation will prompt central banks to tighten monetary policy on May 11, 2021 in New York City. By mid afternoon the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite had lost 0.6% after falling 2.2% at its session low.

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We hear the warnings all the time. The market is only driven by a handful of massive tech stocks – and therefore, it’s built on a weaker foundation than a market advancing on a broader swath of its constituents. We think that view is lazy and misguided.