Take a look at what happened last month and what’s ahead in the market and economic environment. Check out the latest Month in Review.
While markets reversed their downward trend for the month, inflation did not reverse its grind higher with CPI hitting the highest level in more than 40 years. As the inflation keeps climbing and the Fed has raised rates to combat this, labor markets have begun to show signs of loosening with jobless claims ebbing up. Check out the latest Month in Review.
With the Fed attempting to reign in overheating inflation via increasing interest rates, consumers begin to feel the pressure of the tightening financial conditions. The University of Michigan’s Consumer Sentiment Survey reached its lowest level in history. Check out the latest Month in Review.
As the month went on, the volatility continued, but risk assets went on a final run towards the end of the month with almost all asset classes ending in the green for May. Check out the latest Month in Review.
From asset class performance to the Fed’s monetary policy in the midst of peak inflation, Prime Capital Investment Advisors’ Research Team has done the deep dive to bring you the information you need to know now. Check out the April Month in Review.
Domestic and International Developed equities posted a month in the green but remain in the red for the year thus far. Bonds and Emerging Markets continued their year-to-date rut.
With risk assets now fighting on two fronts-persistent inflation and a conflict between Russia and Ukraine-nearly all asset classes posted a negative month for the month of February.
With the Fed promising to take aggressive action against rising inflation, market participants spent the month of January in risk off mode, sending all asset classes into the red for the first month of 2022.
The month of December initially began with traders pricing in a new covid-19 variant’s impact (omicron variant) on markets, but eventually shook off their concerns and turned their attention back to the Federal Reserve.
Equities, especially international, plummeted for the month of September as the delta variant continued to work its way through populations and a new variant threatens the globe.