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Market Volatility

Navigating when markets get rough.
CONTENT WITH Market Volatility

Navigating when markets get rough.

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The Fed kept rates unchanged, but updated median projections from the FOMC show two rate hikes likely by the end of 2023.
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It’s been a highly-rotational stock market this year in terms of leadership; with aggressively-speculative themes peppered in. Remember, neither FOMO nor HODL are investment strategies.
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Recent economic data paints one picture, but there’s a lot going on beneath the surface.
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The recovery is now over; a new global economic expansion has begun. The new economic cycle has seen stock market leadership pass from the U.S. to Europe.
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While it’s very early to say the rise in inflation has passed, there are signs that the fastest part of the rebound in inflation might soon be over.
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As we move into the summer, the pace of economic growth remains robust.
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Inflation fears were the primary catalyst for Wednesday’s market drop.
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The shortage of supplies indicates risk of economic weakness coupled with rising prices.
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The stock market has been generally cheering strong economic data; but history shows that boom economic conditions may already be largely priced in.
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In recent months, two investment themes have been rewarding investors with outperformance: defense sector companies and those participating in share buybacks.

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