Tackling restrictive Fed policy, inflation and a recessionary sentiment with Defined Outcome ETFs
The Fed’s move towards more restrictive policy has rattled bonds and put equities on the brink of a bear market. But what is priced in and where do we go from here? In this month’s webinar, we discuss equity and fixed income valuations and examine how Innovator ETFs can help advisors hedge market risk and capitalize on opportunities.
The Case for Non-US Investing
After nearly a decade of outperformance by US stocks, the tide may be turning as the world faces new challenges in this post-pandemic environment. Get insights into non-US markets in an insightful discussion featuring Grady Burkett, CFA, and Krishna Mohanraj, CFA, international equity portfolio managers from Diamond Hill. This informative session will explore Grady and Krishna’s perspectives on why investing in non-US markets today may be beneficial for long-term results and how investors can position themselves for success in this environment. Thoughts on the war in Ukraine and an update on global supply chain headwinds will also be given
Don’t Count on ESG Outperformance
New research shows that the significant outperformance of ESG-driven investing over the last decade was due to a sharp increase in concern among investors for climate-related issues. Whether that outperformance continues will depend on even more heightened concerns over the environment.
Is “Greedflation” Real – and How Should that Question be Answered?
An allegation has been floated recently that inflation has been exacerbated by corporate greed. A neologism has even been coined for it, “greedflation.” The claim has been backed up by anecdotal and empirical data and it has been rebutted by anecdotal and empirical data. I will not try to answer the question of whether this allegation is true, but how its truth should be determined.
Nowhere to Run, Nowhere to Hide
No doubt about it, this has been a very challenging market environment to navigate, and we look to be in for more of the same. The Fed will continue to tighten monetary policy, and the longer the conflict in Ukraine persists, the longer we’ll likely feel the pressure from elevated gas prices.
S&P 500 Snapshot: Down Again
The S&P 500 declined four out of five days this week, ending Friday higher than all but Monday's close. The index is down 19.7% YTD and is 20.25% below its record close - that makes four consecutive "bear" days and twelve of the last 19.