The first quarter of 2022 was a challenging one for investors. Traditional asset classes like stocks and bonds broadly posted losses (indeed, bond markets suffered one of their worst quarters on record). On the other hand, it was a banner period for commodities, which had one of their best quarterly […]
Have you ever noticed that some people leap where others pause? Do those who pause lack talent? I don’t think so. I believe it all rolls back to confidence and preparation.
Year in Review 2021 was another good year for most areas of capital markets, which were spurred on by an economic recovery that has been faster and stronger than anticipated. Global stock markets, as measured by the MSCI World Index, increased by 21% this past year, building upon a 16% gain in 2020. […]
Third Quarter in Review: Stock and bond markets were relatively flat during 3Q21 with the S&P 500 up less than 1% and the Bloomberg U.S. Aggregate Bond Index unchanged for the quarter. International equity markets, as measured by the MSCI EAFE Index, were down less than 1%. However, the end of quarter results […]