Client Letter | A Bear Market is Officially Here | June 14, 2022

Dear Valued Investor, A bear market is officially here thanks largely to stubbornly high inflation. For many of us, it has probably felt like a bear market for a while now, but the S&P 500 Index didn’t close more than 20% below its January 3 record high until...

Client Letter | Bull Market Hangs By a Thread | June 1, 2022

The bull market that began in March of 2020 came dangerously close to an end. From March 23, 2020 through January 3, 2022, the S&P 500 Index gained 114% (excluding dividends). From that January 3 closing high through the recent low on May 19, the S&P 500...

Client Letter | Volatility Continues | May 11, 2022

2022 has been a challenging year for investors so far. The S&P 500 Index just had one of its worst Aprils in decades, and May is off to a rocky start. Bond investors have not fared much better as rising interest rates have pushed down bond prices. Bond losses...

Client Letter | April Showers Bring May Flowers | May 4, 2022

Dear Valued Investor, As we move into spring and leave behind the last signs of a long winter, many worries from a chilly start to the year for markets, unfortunately, are still with us. The S&P 500 Index had its worst April in more than 40 years, leaving the...

Client Letter | An Attractive Entry Point | April 28, 2022

Dear Valued Investor, It has been a turbulent 2022 so far for investors. The S&P 500 Index is on track for its worst April in more than 40 years, the Nasdaq entered a bear market on April 26 with its more than 20% decline, and bonds, which typically provide...

Client Letter | A Ways to Go | April 7, 2022

Dear Valued Investor, “Bull markets are born on pessimism, grown on skepticism, mature on optimism, and die on euphoria.” – Sir John Templeton According to the guidance of revered investor Sir John Templeton, it appears to us that this market may have a bit more...