Barclays raises year-end S&P 500 forecast, doesn’t see Fed taper causing sell-off

The Wall Street sign is seen outside The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, February 16, 2021.
Brendan McDermid | Reuters

The Federal Reserve's tapering of its Covid-era bond purchasing program will not lead to a major sell-off for stocks, according to Barclays.

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