Periodic insights from our Investment and Private Client Teams on a broad range of investment and advice-related topics
Markets & Economy
We offer the current outlook for the rest of the year. It outlines our view on where markets are, how they got here, and where they may be headed.
The nagging truth about today’s interconnected global economy is that the ripple effects of one event or policy tend to run into ripple effects created by other events thousands of miles away. The result is, often, crisis.
Through aggressive rate hikes and quantitative tightening, central bankers are fighting runaway inflation by curbing demand and slowing down the economy, and they are trying extra-hard because they know they are behind the curve.
In fact, the time to play defence is probably behind us. Valuations are down and they might well go lower, but the second half is when it makes sense to look for the beginning of a bottoming-out. Investors must be thinking about opportunity now.
By Joel Clark, CEO - Current macroeconomic factors have created a trifecta of headwinds for markets – namely, inflation, the monetary policy response to inflation, and the very real possibility of an economic downturn as a result of that policy response.
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To say that the past few weeks have been rough for financial markets might be the understatement of the year. From April 1 to mid-May, the S&P 500 declined by nearly 12% – a full-blown correction.
Perhaps more than at any time in recent memory, today’s investing world seems to be driven by macroeconomic forces. No investor can afford to ignore what is going on in the big wide world – right now, it all matters.
Learn more about the risk reflation poses to traditional bond allocations, the adverse impact of rising interest rates and alternative assets to generate income in this environment.
Since the first one launched in the early 2000s, special purpose acquisition companies – SPACs, for short – have largely occupied a small niche of the financial world.
KJH CEO, Joel Clark, and Wellington Square Portfolio Manager, Jeff Sujitno, outline the investment case for Senior Loans in a low-yield environment.
After a 30-year bull market in bonds and a strong, multi-year recovery in equities following the global Great Recession of 2008-09, investors wonder what lies ahead for financial markets.