The Wall Street Journal's Year-End Review & Outlook Journal Report as published Monday, January 3, 2022.
Cover Story: Omicron Blurs the Outlook for Oil -- Traders watch variant, uncertain if rally in energy pauses or if demand resumes and tests output
Also in this Section:
- Muni Bonds: Investors poured more money into funds than they had in decades.
- Commodities: Gold ended the year with its largest slide since 2015, even as
consumer prices jumped.
- Coming Next Week: The Personal Investing Monthly report, including mutual funds and ETFs, will appear on Monday, Jan. 10.
Plus: From NFTs to SNL, crypto continues to burrow into the mainstream culture.