Both stock and bond markets move significantly higher during the quarter, making up some of their losses posted in 2022. This, despite continued Fed rate hikes and concerns about liquidity in the banking sector. Please enjoy our latest newsletter where FineMark’s CIO, Chris Battifarano, reviews the quarter and our newest investment theme: How artificial intelligence (AI) will impact the economy in the future.
2022 Year-end Review and 2023 Outlook
While 2022 was a challenging year for financial markets, the steady drumbeat of high inflation that dominated headlines appears to be abating and we see reasons to be more optimistic. CIO Chris Battifarano shares the relevance of “Minsky Moments” in 2022 and FineMark’s informed outlook for 2023 and beyond.
The Anatomy of a Bear Market
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.
Russian Invasion of Ukraine and Market Impacts
After the extreme price volatility global equity markets exhibited in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, we want to share FineMark’s position. We expect volatility to remain elevated for the foreseeable future, but would encourage investors to remain pragmatic and calm in the face of what could be more troubling news to come. At …
Stay Long Gold
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.