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LPL: Six Things To Know About Bear Markets

May 26, 2022

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 It has been a historically bad year so far for stocks, with many names in bear markets. Thus far though, the S&P 500 Index has avoided a bear market (classified as a 20% decline from recent highs), as it was down 18.1% as of last week. Here are six things to […]


Schwab: Stock Market Volatility

May 25, 2022

What our experts think about the recent stock market drop. Inflation and recession concerns continued to batter U.S. stocks, which ended a volatile week with a stumble Friday that briefly left the S&P 500® Index in bear market territory. Only a modest late-in-the-day recovery led by more defensive parts of the market pulled the broad-based […]


John Hancock: Weekly Market Recap Week Ended May 20th

May 24, 2022

  Brush with a bear The year-to-date sell-off in stocks accelerated, as the major U.S. indexes fell around 3% to 4% for the week. The S&P 500 barely avoided entering a bear market at Friday’s close after having briefly fallen earlier in the afternoon to a level 20% below its record high set on January […]


Nuveen: A Steeper And More Perilous Climb For The Fed

May 20, 2022

After achieving interest rate liftoff in March, the Fed has quickly increased the trajectory of its long climb back to normal by doubling the increase in its policy rate and starting to reduce the size of its balance sheet.   What happened? The May meeting delivered lots of action but few surprises from the Federal […]


Schwab: Downshifting

May 19, 2022

The economy has slowed amid rising inflation, aggressive monetary policy tightening and persistent global supply chain crises. In turn, the U.S. stock market has weakened Markets have become more volatile as economic growth slows and investors worry that the Federal Reserve will overshoot in its effort to control inflation, potentially raising interest rates sharply enough […]


John Hancock: Weekly Market Recap Week Ended May 13th

May 18, 2022

  Persistent inflation Although April’s Consumer Price Index slipped to an 8.3% annual rate from 8.5% the previous month, there was little relief from the recent spike in inflation. Excluding typically volatile food and gasoline prices, core inflation actually rose 0.6% on a month-to-month basis, compared with a 0.3% gain in March.   Bearish trends […]


Franklin: Peering Around The (Yield) Curve

May 12, 2022

The US Treasury yield curve momentarily inverted. Franklin Templeton Investment Solutions investigates what this implies for recession risk, growth momentum, and equity prices. The 10-year vs. two-year US Treasury yield curve momentarily inverted, and many are worried about the negative signals this may send for risk assets and the economy at large. In the past, […]


TD Ameritrade: How Rising Interest Rates Could Impact Markets

May 11, 2022

If there’s one thing the markets have taught us over the years, it’s to expect the unexpected. That’s certainly been the case lately with the potential market impacts of rising rates. The United States is experiencing inflation that is growing at rates not seen since 1982 and many investors are reacting by selling bonds and […]


John Hancock: Weekly Market Recap Weed Ended May 6th

May 10, 2022

  How high, how fast? As expected, the U.S. Federal Reserve approved an interest-rate increase of half a percentage pointꟷtwice as big as March’s quarter-point hike. While further increases are still to come, Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank wasn’t considering sharply raising rates in increments of three-quarters of a percentage point at a […]


PGIM: 2Q22 Outlook

May 5, 2022

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