Inflation Concerns

Inflation Concerns

Should You Be Concerned About Inflation?   If you pay attention to financial news, you are probably seeing a lot of discussion about inflation, which has reared its head in the U.S. economy after being mostly dormant for the last decade. In May 2021, the Consumer...
2nd Quarter 2021 Review

2nd Quarter 2021 Review

Overview The US economy is growing faster than expected as state governments largely dropped Coronavirus restrictions across the country during the 2nd quarter of 2021. The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia projected real GDP growth to be 2.9% back in December for...
4th Quarter 2020 Review

4th Quarter 2020 Review

Overview What a year 2020 has been. We saw market volatility reach an historic high in March with the CBOE VIX Index registering a level of 82.69. This was the highest level ever recorded topping the 80.86 number recorded during the financial crisis in 2008. Investors...
3rd Quarter 2020 Review

3rd Quarter 2020 Review

Overview When we meet with clients some are shocked to see how quickly the stock market rebounded and rallied to new highs given the ongoing global pandemic. With many businesses still shut down and the unemployment rate just under 8% it is clear that the economy is...
3rd Quarter 2020 Review

Mid-Year Review 2020

Overview The US capital markets rebounded sharply during Q2 as the Federal Reserve and Congress supported risk assets to combat the sharp economic disruption caused by Covid-19 through the implementation of a myriad of programs, including rate cuts, enhanced...
3rd Quarter 2020 Review

1st Quarter 2020 Review

1st Quarter Review : In the first quarter of 2020, we saw the 11-year bull market come to an end as the spread of COVID-19 wreaked havoc on all the capital markets around the world. Massive swings in asset prices were seen with stock volatility hitting an all-time...