The benchmark S&P 500 stock index has fallen into bear market territory. FineMark’s Chief Investment Officer, Chris Battifarano, gives insight into how long the slump may last and what investors should consider now.
With the Russian invasion of Ukraine impacting inflation, interfering with global food supplies, and wreaking havoc within the oil and fertilizer industries, continued market volatility seems imminent. But that doesn’t mean your portfolio will also be unstable. Executive Vice President & Chief Investment Officer Chris Battifarano offers FineMark’s perspective on today’s market realities and shares why diversification may be the key to a resilient portfolio.
The devastating war in Ukraine has introduced new uncertainty to a stock market that’s already had a shaky start in 2022. FineMark’s Chief Investment Officer Chris Battifarano, shares insight on the potential impact to the markets and your investment portfolio.
Miss our virtual event? Watch the recording of FineMark’s CIO discussion on the fourth quarter and our investment outlook for 2022.
If the markets have taught us anything over the past two years, it’s to expect the unexpected. While more of the same may be on the horizon, history can help investors anticipate what can’t be precisely predicted. Executive Vice President & Chief Investment Officer Chris Battifarano offers FineMark’s perspective on 2021 and shares how looking back at historical performance can provide insight into what lies ahead.
It was another strong quarter for markets, but that didn’t make Q3 2021 any less predictable. Executive Vice President & Chief Investment Officer Chris Battifarano shares FineMark’s perspective on the quarter overall and spotlights key elements – inflation, quantitative easing, anticipated tax increases, and more – to help you understand their impacts.
Rates are moving higher in the wake of a recovering economy and signs of a pick up in the inflation rate. What does this move mean for investors?
House Democrats have unveiled a sweeping proposal for tax hikes on big corporations and wealthy Americans. And while many are taking a wait-and-see approach, there are investment strategies that you may want to consider now. FineMark Portfolio Manager Chris Highmark’s takes a look.
If you are charitably inclined and you’re looking for a way to donate this year, you may want to consider a qualified charitable distribution. FineMark Trust Administrator, Grace Gutierrez explains how it’s a way to give and get a tax benefit in return. What is a qualified charitable distribution? A qualified charitable distribution (QCD) is …
Gold prices have not performed as anticipated over the past 12 months, but as FineMark’s CIO Chris Battifarano explains, gold remains an important part of a diversified portfolio.
When it comes to your investments, working with your advisor to create the strategy that is right for you is critical. But one of the best ways to achieve long term success, is a step many people miss. Chief Investment Officer Chris Battifarano explains the value of rebalancing your portfolio. Click here to watch the …
June 16, 2021—Listen to FineMark’s CIO, Christopher Battifarano as he discusses FineMark’s view on inflation in a post Covid world and what it means to your portfolio. Click here to watch the full video. Have questions? Please click here to contact us. Follow us on social media! Click to follow us on Facebook, Linkedin, YouTube, …