Author: ClearWater Private Wealth

ClearWater Market Commentary as of September 30th, 2022

Turmoil in UK financial markets and signs that the Federal Reserve still has some way to go in its efforts to temper inflation sent stocks to their third consecutive weekly decline, while the yield on the benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury note briefly breached 4% for the first time since 2008. (Bond prices and yields move in opposite directions.)

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ClearWater Market Commentary as of September 23rd, 2022

Stocks broke a string of three weekly losses, as investors appeared to grow more confident that the market had reached at least a temporary bottom after surrendering about half of its summer rally.

ClearWater Market Commentary as of September 16th, 2022

Stocks broke a string of three weekly losses, as investors appeared to grow more confident that the market had reached at least a temporary bottom after surrendering about half of its summer rally.

ClearWater Market Commentary as of September 9th, 2022

Stocks broke a string of three weekly losses, as investors appeared to grow more confident that the market had reached at least a temporary bottom after surrendering about half of its summer rally.

ClearWater Market Commentary as of September 2nd, 2022

Stocks finished lower for the week as investors continued to digest the implications of hawkish messages from Federal Reserve officials.

ClearWater Market Commentary as of August 26th, 2022

Stocks moved sharply lower—if in a week of mostly light summer trading—as investors became less optimistic that the Federal Reserve will be able to tame inflation without causing a significant economic slowdown.

ClearWater Market Commentary as of August 19th, 2022

Stocks gave back a portion of the previous week’s strong gains after a prominent “hawkish” Federal Reserve policymaker appeared to dampen hopes that inflationary pressures had peaked.

ClearWater Market Commentary as of August 12th, 2022

Stocks rallied after data showed signs that inflation, while still elevated on an annualized basis, had started to slow, supporting the view that the rise in consumer prices may have peaked.

Quarterly Newsletter: Is there opportunity in market volatility?

Is there opportunity in market volatility? When markets are volatile, everyone’s pleased with the upswings, perhaps eagerly checking out their portfolio balance. But the downswings can be another story. Maybe those portfolio balances still get checked, but nervously.

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