MARKET UPDATE: FIRST QUARTER 2022

MARKET UPDATE: FIRST QUARTER 2022

MARKET UPDATE: FIRST QUARTER 2022 Inflation was the one item of concern, above all others, as the markets closed the first quarter.  Higher prices across nearly all categories are creating ripple effects that caused a pause in the strong markets since March 2020. ...
MARKET UPDATE: FOURTH QUARTER 2021

MARKET UPDATE: FOURTH QUARTER 2021

MARKET UPDATE: FOURTH QUARTER 2021 There is no better way to describe it – 2021 was a historic year for the markets. After more than a decade of inflation running below the Federal Reserve’s stated 2% target level, the trifecta of rising wages, supply-chain...
MARKET UPDATE: THIRD QUARTER 2021

MARKET UPDATE: THIRD QUARTER 2021

MARKET UPDATE: THIRD QUARTER 2021 As the pandemic appeared to be slowing down, the new highly contagious COVID-19 Delta variant flared this summer causing a momentum slowdown in the third quarter dampening investor enthusiasm. The list of additional concerns included...
MARKET UPDATE: SECOND QUARTER 2021

MARKET UPDATE: SECOND QUARTER 2021

MARKET UPDATE: SECOND QUARTER 2021 Hard to believe but we’ve made it to the midpoint of the year already! When reflecting on the markets during the first half of 2021, it is important to understand both where we are and where we were at this point last year. As the...
MARKET UPDATE: FIRST QUARTER 2021

MARKET UPDATE: FIRST QUARTER 2021

MARKET UPDATE: FIRST QUARTER 2021 ​We have all endured the COVID-19 pandemic for over a year now, and the one-year return data is beginning to reflect the significant come back we have witnessed in the stock market. It appears fiscal policy has effectively bridged the...