KROST Wealth Management Monthly Economic Update: July 2021

July 13, 2021By Phil Clark, CPWA®,CFP®

In this month’s recap: Stocks moved higher as investors looked past accelerating inflation and the Fed’s pivot on monetary policy.Presented by Philip Clark, CFP®, CPWA®, July 2021 U.S. Markets Stocks moved higher last month as investors looked past accelerating inflation and the Fed’s pivot on monetary policy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.07 percent, but … Read More

KROST Wealth Management Monthly Economic Update: June 2021

June 7, 2021By Phil Clark, CPWA®,CFP®

In this month’s recap: Stocks traded in a narrow range as technology and other high-valuation companies were under selling pressure.Presented by Philip Clark, CFP®, CPWA®, June 2021 U.S. Markets Stocks traded in a narrow range in May, with technology and other high-valuation companies under selling pressure. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.93 percent while the … Read More

KROST Wealth Management Monthly Economic Update: May 2021

May 10, 2021By Phil Clark, CPWA®,CFP®

In this month’s recap: Stocks notched a solid gain, fueled by a succession of positive economic reports and a strong start to the first-quarter earnings season. Presented by Philip Clark, CFP®, CPWA®, May 2021 U.S. Markets A succession of robust economic reports and a healthy start to the corporate earnings season helped spark an April rally … Read More

KROST Wealth Management Monthly Economic Update: April 2021

April 12, 2021By Phil Clark, CPWA®,CFP®

In this month’s recap: Stocks posted solid gains due to improving economic conditions and widening vaccination programs. However, tech and high-growth stocks played a limited role in the rally. Presented by Philip Clark, CFP®, CPWA®, April 2021 U.S. Markets Improved economic conditions and broadened vaccine programs ignited a broad stock market rally, though rising treasury yields … Read More

KROST Wealth Monthly Economic Update: March 2021

March 15, 2021By Phil Clark, CPWA®,CFP®

In this month’s recap: The burgeoning economic recovery and decreasing number of COVID-19 infections lifted stocks. Presented by Philip Clark, CFP®, CPWA®, March 2021 U.S. Markets Stocks notched a solid gain in February thanks to growing optimism surrounding the economic recovery and decreasing number of COVID-19 infections. The Dow Jones Industrial Average led, picking up 3.17 … Read More

KROST Wealth Monthly Economic Update: February 2021

February 8, 2021By Phil Clark, CPWA®,CFP®

In this month’s recap: As the month came to a close, stocks were mixed as attention shifted to unprecedented activity around a handful of companies with short-interest positions. Presented by Philip Clark, CFP®, CPWA®, February 2021 U.S. Markets Stocks were mixed in January, giving up much of the month’s gains in the final days of trading, … Read More

KROST Wealth Monthly Economic Update: January 2021

January 25, 2021By Phil Clark, CPWA®,CFP®

In this month’s recap: Stocks closed the year with a solid rally, fueled by the rollout of multiple COVID-19 vaccines and the signing of a new fiscal relief bill. Presented by Philip Clark, CFP®, January 2021 U.S. Markets A tumultuous year ended on a positive note as stocks rose in December, spurred by the rollout of … Read More

KROST Wealth Monthly Economic Update: December 2020

December 7, 2020By Phil Clark, CPWA®,CFP®

In this month’s recap: Stock prices powered higher and energized investors thanks to a month-long succession of positive news events.Presented by Philip Clark, CFP®, December 2020 U.S. Markets Stock prices powered higher and emboldened investors in November thanks to a series of positive news events. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, which has lagged much of the … Read More

KROST Wealth Monthly Economic Update: November 2020

November 11, 2020By Phil Clark, CPWA®,CFP®

In this month’s recap: Inaction on a second American fiscal stimulus bill and a rise in global COVID-19 cases put pressure on stock prices in October. Presented by Philip Clark, CFP®, November 2020 U.S. Markets Inaction on a second American fiscal stimulus bill and a rise in global COVID-19 cases put pressure on stock prices in … Read More

KROST Wealth Monthly Economic Update: October 2020

October 12, 2020By Bethany W

In this month’s recap: Stocks dropped during the month as investors worried about stalled fiscal stimulus talks in Washington, the upcoming election, and new coronavirus cases in Europe.Presented by Philip Clark, CFP®, October 2020 U.S. Markets Stocks dropped in September as investors worried about stalled fiscal stimulus talks in Washington, the upcoming election, and new … Read More