Krilogy Quarterly Insights Quarter 3 2020

Quarterly Insights | October 2020

A Historic Market Recovery We hope this letter finds you safe and healthy during these still-unprecedented times. 2020 continued to be one of the most unpredictable years in memory. Markets rose to new all-time highs in the third quarter despite a resurgence in coronavirus cases. Stocks rallied thanks to a combination of even more accommodative Fed policy, hopes for a…

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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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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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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.

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Investment Committee and Investment Advisory Department Report, 2019 Volume Four

Markets Resilient For Third Straight Quarter The steady gains of early 2019 are more variable now. U.S.-China trade war uncertainty, and a lack of clarity on interest rate policy, caused a sharp increase in volatility mid-quarter. Even so, the S&P 500 remained resilient and finished close to the all-time highs of late July. 3rd Quarter Performance Review Markets showed impressive…

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Investment Committee and Investment Advisory Department Report, 2019 Volume Three

Volatility Has Returned, Yet Markets Have Been Resilient The steady gains of early 2019 are more variable now. After a strong first quarter historically-typical volatility has returned, driven by uncertainty. U.S.-China trade relations, the Federal Reserve’s interest rate policy and the state of the world’s economies caused a May pullback of more than 6% in the S&P 500. Stocks broadly…

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Investment Committee & IA Department Report, 2019 Volume Two

A Strong Start to the Year, But Risks Remain January marked a strong turn-around from December’s lows. Stocks rebounded strongly in the first quarter, thanks to improving U.S.-China trade relations, the Federal Reserve’s announced pause in rate increases, and an improving outlook for corporate earnings. The market’s performance during the first quarter was welcome following the volatility and jitters of…

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Investment Committee & IA Department Report, 2019 Volume One

Market Correction: What Happened and What’s Next This is an environment requiring vigilance. While we expect volatility to continue near-term, it is important to remember that the last two episodes of similar volatility, 2011 and 2015-2016, proved to be long-term buying opportunities. A decade of consecutive, positive annual S&P 500 returns ended in 2018. In the final three months of…

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Investment Committee & IA Department Report, 2018 Volume Three

Positive Fundamentals Overcome Trade Uncertainty in Q3 The third quarter was the best-performing quarter for markets so far this year as the major U.S. stock indices each hit new all-time highs. The broad market gains were driven by strong economic data, solid earnings growth and improved clarity on global trade. Interestingly, those positive factors were often overlooked as news headlines…

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Impact Investing: Aligning Values with Investments

With the recent ad campaign that highlights Colin Kaepernick, we can see a continuing pattern of large corporations’ increasing involvement in social issues. In 2017 we saw Audi’s Super Bowl commercial in support of equal pay for women; in ’16, Target’s decision to offer transgender-inclusive bathroom access in all its stores; in ’15, Chick-fil-A’s stance against catering for a same-sex…

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