We’re not there yet. Keep an eye on CPI readings, Treasury rates, and simply on the price of gasoline will help in knowing when we’re getting close to some abating in this market volatility and the persistent downdrafts.
A dramatic rise in interest rates has produced historically large losses in the bond market within a very short period of time. Bonds can still play that traditional allocation role, despite these headwinds, if managed properly.
Sizable decline in stocks and bonds reflects the shock to many investors who thought inflation would be tamed easily and must now accept that the Fed may be forced to raise interest rates more than commonly believed.
Is an economic recession bad for the stock market? Not necessarily. A quick history of recessions will give you some context.
The aftermath of COVID left the American household in a better financial situation, with more money to spend and more desire to spend it. The strength of the economy after COVID has been bolstered by the strong position of the consumer. But can they continue to shoulder the burden? Fmr. Fed Chair Greenspan weighs in.
Investors enjoy a reprieve as the downward trend of the market seems to halt. While the narrative on equities has brightened, volatility will still be an ongoing problem for investors. However, portfolio risk can be mitigated with thoughtful positioning.
Bad news abounds and market reactions are savage. Stock prices are hammered, supply chain bottlenecks continue, and gas prices continue to rise. The great rebalancing we’re going through is the search for a “new normal.”
The Russian war machine keeps rolling despite international sanctions. Meanwhile, the Global economy continues to suffer. How will this effect international economies and investing going forward?
Stuck between inflation and recession worries, the Federal Reserve navigates braising basis points without scaring the market. ACM’s CIO Lieberman evaluates market headlines in the direct future.