Market Commentary

Faith Seeking Understanding

When in bear markets, like we are now, clients often ask us how we can keep our heads when it appears the world is coming apart. What knowledge do we ...
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Quarterly Insights: October 2022

After dropping borrowing rates to zero during the pandemic, the Federal Reserve has dramatically changed course in a bid to fight inflation. As we’ve ...
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How to Invest in a Changing Fixed Income Environment

In last quarter’s newsletter, equity analyst Dan Mintz considered equity investment in an inflationary environment. Today, we will discuss how the fix...
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Quarterly Insights: July 2022

There were very few places to hide during the year’s first half as both equity and fixed income markets suffered heavy losses. With companies and cons...
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Stop the Inflation Swindle

As a key tenet of our mission at Clifford Swan is to preserve and grow our clients’ wealth, inflation protection is always on our minds. Recently, how...
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Quarterly Insights: April 2022

The winds of change blew strong this past quarter, with new trends emerging and others shifting. Specifically, global risks have increased, a move tow...
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Markets and Current Events

The economic and financial market backdrops are changing, and the news headlines have been quite disconcerting. After averaging gains of 20% for the p...
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U.S. Monetary Policy: Massive and Dominant

U.S. monetary policy is more active than ever, with the Federal Reserve exerting considerable influence on the global financial and economic environme...
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Quarterly Insights: January 2022

Looking back on the past year from an economic and investment perspective, 2021 provided robust economic growth and strong gains in the U.S. stock mar...
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Searching for Opportunity

As we approach year-end, it’s natural to reflect on the investment year that was and, more importantly, consider where to find investment opportunitie...
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