An uphill start to 2022: War in Ukraine and Fed rate tightening. The first few months of 2022 have been rough for investors.
Happy Spring. Headline news is as sensational as it has ever been these days. So much has changed just since the fall of last year; a war in Eastern Europe and raging inflation has gripped everyone’s attention. Q1 2022 was not a good quarter for investors, both equity markets and bond markets were down, some with more conservative portfolios actually fared worse than those with predominantly equity portfolios. In times like these it is more important than ever to take a step back, keep things in perspective and think through fundamentals. Not just fundamentals on investment policy, but revisiting your own cashflow analysis, needs for the future, projected net worth – the work that we’ve always done to gain perspective on how we are trending in order to help us make better decisions today.
Hindsight is 20/20, and there are ways in which everyone wishes they would have handled their money differently in the past. Here are a few things we wish our younger selves knew when it came to building a portfolio.
[Video] Investors always face a wall of worry. But in these cases, it’s often prudent to take a step back and think about the long-term goals of the investment portfolio. [Manulife Investment Management]
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The start of 2022 hasn’t been kind to U.S. equity investors. As of Friday, early afternoon, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500, and NASDAQ Composite price indices are down approximately 5%, 7%, and 11%, respectively since the calendar changed to 2022. The NASDAQ has also fallen into correction territory, as it is down more than 10%. What are the reasons for the market weakness?
The investment landscape during the past couple of years has looked a bit like that of a road trip, complete with detours and bumps along the way.