Yearly Archives: 2022

  • Last Week’s Markets in Review: Will Rising Interest Rates Hurt Equities?

    The second trading week of 2022 kicked off dramatically as Fed Chair Jerome Powell answered important questions on inflation and Fed Policy during Tuesday's second term confirmation hearing. On the inflation front, Chairman Powell reiterated that the Federal Reserve is better suited to address inflation by using its available tools (such as reducing monetary accommodations) rather than influencing demand ... Read More

  • Last Week’s Markets in Review: Top Investment Themes for 2022

    2021 was also a year that saw significant stock market returns (specifically in the U.S.), excessive valuations, record-setting inflation, supply chain issues, labor supply shortages, a patient Federal Reserve, and two new variants of COVID-19. ... Read More

  • Last Week’s Markets in Review: Reflecting on 2021 & Preparing for 2022

    By reading through all of the various developments that occurred in 2021, it would seem surprising for us to say that U.S. markets finished the year up 28.71% and global markets ended the year up 19.02%, as measured by the S&P 500 and MSCI ACWI indexes, respectively. ... Read More

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