Pathlight Investors President, Adrian Larson, discusses the sharp rebound in equity markets and the expectation of continued volatility in 2016.
The tug of war between bulls and bears is driving heightened volatility in global stock, bond and commodity markets. This volatility can be unsettling and there’s ALWAYS something to worry about, but what are the current concerns for market participants?
Pathlight Investors President, Adrian Larson, wishes everyone a Happy New Year and provides some calming perspective on what was a weak first day of trading in 2016.
Pathlight Investors President, Adrian Larson, discusses the weak market breadth in 2015 and also how IPO's like Alibaba, Shake Shack and GoPro continue to underwhelm.
Stock prices in markets around the world fluctuated dramatically for the week ended August 27. On Monday, August 24, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1,089 points—a larger loss than the “Flash Crash” in May 2010—before rallying to close down 588. Prices fell further on Tuesday before recovering sharply on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.
To view a video review of the report highlights by M.J. Nodilo, Pathlight Investors President, click the video below.
Pathlight Investors CEO, Patsy Nodilo, discusses the importance of planning and focusing on what you can control when financial markets are volatile.
U.S. stock markets are essentially flat through mid-August and are being completely driven by the Technology, Healthcare and Financial sectors. A very narrow subset of sectors and holdings are having substantial influence on the near-term performance, which is likely to continue. We expect the near term volatility to persist, at least, until the September Federal Reserve meeting which should provide a clearer direction on short-term interest rates…..
Hurry up and wait! That seems to characterize 2015 so far. We are now half way through the year, and the waiting continues: Wait to see if the U.S. economy will accelerate. Wait to see if Greece will remain in the Euro. Wait to see if U.S. consumers will spend the gasoline savings. Wait to see if the U.S. Federal Reserve will finally raise interest rates. Wait to see if China can stabilize. Wait to see if Europe’s growth is sustainable. Wait to see. . .
To view a video review of the report highlights by Adrian Larson, Pathlight Investors President, click the video below.
Slower Growth? Higher Rates?
After almost three years of staying out of the headlines, the focus again has turned to Greece and their potential debt default. In fact this week, Greece closed banks and limited withdrawals from ATMs to only 60 Euro per day.
When you couple this with underwhelming economic growth and the potential for a Fed Rate hike, macroeconomic concerns are now driving markets, thus increasing volatility....
Pathlight Investors President, Adrian Larson, discusses how the U.S. consumer is pocketing the savings from lower gas prices and getting choosier when it comes to spending...