Weekly Market Recap | November 28, 2022

Week in Review Equity Markets: The S&P 500 finished the holiday-shortened week up 1.5%. The S&P has rallied nearly 12% from its mid-October low. The rally last week was supported by the Fed minutes that indicated the Fed could begin to slow the pace of rate hikes sooner rather than later. Fixed Income Markets: The headline event for the week…

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Krilogy Market Update November 2022

Market Update | November 2022

As we approach the final stages of 2022, opportunities exist in both the stock and bond market, which have both discounted quite a bit in looking forward to 2023. We assess the current environment and what is taking place below the surface of the market indices. Important Disclosures

Weekly Market Recap | November 21, 2022

Week in Review Equity Markets: The S&P 500 ended the week nearly flat at -0.7%. The market could not keep the momentum from the previous week. There are two major factors of concern: deteriorating economic numbers, and uncertainty regarding the pace of future rate hikes. 94% of S&P 500 companies have reported earnings. 69% have beaten earnings expectations and 71%…

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The IRS Waives Missed RMD Penalty for Certain Required Minimum Distributions

On October 7th, 2022, the IRS released Notice 2022-53 announcing they intend to waive the 50% excise tax on certain required minimum distributions (RMDs) from retirement plans in 2021 and 2022. Listed below is a brief backstory to get you up to speed. Backstory: In December 2019, Congress passed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019…

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Largest Social Security Bump in 40 years

Starting in January, recipients of Social Security payments are set to receive their largest cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) in over 40 years. According to a recent Social Security Administration press release, approximately 70 million Americans will see an increase of 8.7% in their benefits for 2023. The last double-digit bump for SS payments was a 11.2% bump in 1981. Those currently…

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Weekly Market Recap | November 14, 2022

Week in Review Equity Markets: The S&P 500 rallied on the slowing October CPI report. The S&P spiked on Thursday, ending the day up over 5%, and the week up over 5.9%. The markets bounced on the anticipation that the Fed could slow the pace of the rate hikes. The sooner the Fed signals the end of the rate hiking…

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Weekly Market Recap | November 7, 2022

Week in Review Equity Markets: 85% of S&P 500 companies have reported earnings so far. 70% of companies have beaten earnings expectations and 71% have beaten analysts’ revenue expectations, according to FactSet. The blended earnings growth rate is 2.2%, which combines reported earnings and uses the estimates for any companies that have not yet reported. Earnings are better than feared,…

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Weekly Market Recap | October 31, 2022

Week in Review Equity Markets: The S&P rallied this week, despite some disappointing earnings reports from major tech companies. The S&P ended the week up 4%. The Dow Jones outperformed the other major indices following strong earnings from the energy and industrials sectors and ended the week up by 5.7% We are in the heart of earnings season. So far,…

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Weekly Market Recap | October 24, 2022

Week in Review Equity Markets: All major indices ended the week in highly positive territory. The S&P 500 climbed 4.7%, with broad market participation. Slowing economic numbers and better-than-expected earnings helped push the markets higher. Earnings ramped up last week. 20% of S&P 500 companies have reported so far. According to FactSet, 72% have beaten earnings expectations. This is slightly…

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Weekly Market Recap | October 17, 2022

Week in Review Equity Markets: The S&P finished the week -1.6%, despite the 4%+ intraday swing in the S&P on Thursday. Following the higher-than-expected CPI report, the futures market took a significant swing downward, only to end the day significantly in the green. Inflation has remained higher than expected all year and the market’s initial reaction was a sell-off. Earnings…

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