Any Federal Reserve money-tightening will come due to a stronger economy and shouldn't scare investors, hedge fund manager David Tepper told CNBC Friday.
As Wall Street digests statements earlier this week from central bank Chairman Ben Bernanke, Tepper—the widely watched head of Appaloosa Management—said the news is actually good.
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"All the concern in the markets is because the Fed sees the economy stronger in the future," he said in a statement.
He made strongly bullish comments during a CNBC appearance May 14 and cautioned that a tapering of asset purchases was on the way.
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Markets delved into a fit of panic-selling Wednesday and Thursday, after the Fed's Open Market Committee meeting concluded this week with remarks from Bernanke that caused fears the days of free money and high liquidity are over.