Quarterly Insights | July 2020

A Historic First Half of 2020 We hope this letter finds you safe and healthy during these unprecedented times. Markets staged a historic rebound in the second quarter driven by an initial peak in the growth of coronavirus infections in April, economic reopenings across the United States and the rest of the world, hopes for a COVID-19 vaccine, and continued…

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Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020

Developed as a bi-partisan effort in Congress, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (PPPFA) was signed into law on June 5, 2020. This law implements substantial loosening of restrictions on forgiveness of Paycheck Protection Program Loans offered by the Small Business Association (SBA) as part of the CARES Act Congress signed into law on March 27, 2020. Krilogy’s Wealth Intelligence…

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Stock Market Rallying

Why is the Stock Market Rallying?

Many investors are understandably confused by the strength of the stock market’s rebound amid so much terrible news about the coronavirus and the downturn in the economy. Consider that as of May 11, 2020 the World Health Organization reported more than 4 million confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide and nearly 279,000 deaths.1 On that same date the Centers for Disease Control…

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Creve Couer Office

Krilogy’s Response to COVID-19

As I stated in my initial communication to you in March, Krilogy leadership has been meeting regularly since the onset of this pandemic to monitor and address the ever-evolving challenges of COVID-19. Our team has helped to ensure our work-from-home processes continue to operate smoothly while also thinking ahead about the preparations we’ll need to eventually return to the office….

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Quarterly Insights | April 2020

Investors Endure Historic Volatility in the First Quarter First and foremost, we hope this letter finds you, your family and loved ones healthy and safe. Market volatility surged in the first quarter to levels last seen more than a decade ago during the 2008 financial crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic swept the globe and prompted the partial shutdown of most major…

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Investment Committee Report | April 2020

When Disaster Strikes

On April 14, 1912, just before midnight, the British passenger liner RMS Titanic hit an iceberg. Within a few hours, the ship thought to be unsinkable lay at the bottom of the North Atlantic. About 710 people survived the experience, while at least 1,500 lost their lives. If you asked most people today what caused the Titanic disaster, they might…

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Kristin Poole

The Real Danger of Timing the Market?

Missing Any One of the Ten Best Days! Let’s define “timing the market” as temporarily moving a large portion of equity investments into cash (or fixed income) with the intent of moving back to equities at a time of greater perceived stability. Selling out of the market is typically a cautionary reaction to an expected market decline, or worse, a…

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How to Survive a Pandemic – An Investor’s Guide

There is so much we do not know or understand about the coronavirus COVID-19 and its impact on the economy and financial markets. We don’t know the severity and spread of the pandemic We don’t know how long social-distancing measures will be in place We don’t know how these measures will impact the economy We don’t know if the policy…

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We Will Persevere | Maintaining Perspective in Times of Crisis

At the time of this writing, the tragic spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to upend life in the United States and around the world.  Millions have been ordered to stay home, and businesses have been shuttered.  Obviously, financial matters are not a priority at a time like this.  This is a very difficult and challenging time for us all….

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Krilogy Markets and Business Operations Update

After every crisis we’ve faced as a nation, the market and economy have rebounded, ultimately rewarding long-term investors for their discipline and patience over time. Learn more about Krilogy’s investment philosophy and the high level of accessibility and communication present in our remote workforce on today’s Krilogy Market Update with President and CEO Kent Skornia.