Market Commentary

Q2 2022 Economic and Market Overview

The US economy slowed precipitously in the quarter, as the Russian invasion of Ukraine and significant swings in inventory accumulation put a damper on growth. Against this backdrop, the Bureau of Economic Analysis released the third estimate of…...more

Q1 2022 Economic and Market Overview

The US economy generated accelerated growth in the quarter, as pandemic related restrictions had increasingly been lifted and the Omicron variant emerged too late to have impacted the data. Against this backdrop, the Bureau of Economic Analysis released…...more

Markets Memo: Russian Invasion of Ukraine

 Tensions between Russia and Ukraine, which have been rising for years, came to a head this week. The Russian military operation against Ukraine is causing concerns about the potential impact on markets and the global economy. We offer…...more

2022 Outlook: Navigating Moderation

Following another year of strong market returns, our view of 2022 sees opportunity, but with far greater moderation. Our 10-year forward-looking market assumptions remain well below long-term averages, with muted returns expected across asset classes....more