Audio commentary: What to make of inflation, bear markets, and volatility

May 27, 2022 |Janet Engels & Tylar Lunke

Janet and Tylar talk about what’s on investors’ minds, the perspective around bear markets, and our current market outlook.

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What opportunities could a slower-growth environment create for corporate bond investors?

May 26, 2022 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

Fed tightening is coming at a time of relative strength for the U.S. consumer. We look at what this means for fixed income investors.

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Equity markets are facing a perfect storm of challenges

May 19, 2022 |Kelly Bogdanova

This unique period’s headwinds are flummoxing investors. Ironically, when sentiment decidedly sours, that’s usually not the time to give up on the market.

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Retail on sale, increasing costs, and shifting spending habits

May 19, 2022 |The Simbul-Lezon Wealth Management Group

Investors are grappling with headwinds that are beginning to challenge the economic and earnings growth outlook. Investors have been digesting results from consumer companies that suggest the operating environment has become more demanding.

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Canadian inflation elevated but may be close to peak

May 18, 2022 |Claire Fan

We expect higher interest rates, both in Canada and abroad, will ultimately begin to cool demand and price pressures as the year progresses.

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Audio Commentary: Inflation, the growth outlook, and some thoughts on fixed income

May 17, 2022 |Mark Bayko & Jim Allworth

A discussion of the outlook for inflation and its impact on the broader economy and markets, as well as an update on our recession scorecard.

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Can this volatile stock market regain momentum?

May 13, 2022 |Kelly Bogdanova

Today’s peculiar challenges are well outside the scope of a normal business cycle. We size up the situation and the prospects for equities from here.

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Audio commentary: Where we are today, and where we might be headed

May 12, 2022 |Tylar Lunke & Michael Schuette

A discussion of market activity, diversification’s recent pitfalls, and how to keep a long-term view in periods of volatility.

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Recent market turbulence, inflation expectations, and the silver lining

May 10, 2022 |The Simbul-Lezon Wealth Management Group

In light of recent volatility, we are publishing earlier this week. We share some perspectives on recent turbulence, inflation expectations, and the silver lining that has emerged this year.

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Is there more to Fed policy than taming high inflation?

May 06, 2022 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

Fed Chair Jerome Powell struck some surprisingly dovish notes this week. We look at the implications against a backdrop of economic uncertainty.

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