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 | 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...

Client Letter | Navigating Geopolitical Tensions | March 3, 2022

Dear Valued Investor, The green shoots are hard to see right now as spring approaches, clouded by war in Ukraine. Democracy is under attack and innocent lives are tragically being lost. But while we keep one eye on overseas developments, the other remains squarely...