KROST Wealth Monthly Economic Update: August 2022

August 9, 2022By Phil Clark, CPWA®,CFP®, CLU®

In this month’s recap: Stocks surge on receding inflation and recession worries, and better-than-expected second-quarter earnings. U.S. Markets Stocks posted big numbers in July, erasing some of their first-half losses. Investor sentiment was lifted by receding inflation and recession worries and a better-than-expected start to the second quarter earnings season. The Dow Jones Industrial Average Read the full article…

KROST Wealth Monthly Economic Update: April 2022

April 12, 2022By Phil Clark, CPWA®,CFP®, CLU®

In this month’s recap: Stocks rallied as the Fed provided greater clarity on monetary policy, and investors became more upbeat about the economic outlook.Presented by Philip Clark, CPWA®,CFP®, CLU®, April 2022 U.S. Markets Greater clarity on monetary policy and improved investor sentiment on the economic outlook propelled stocks to their first monthly gain of the year. Read the full article…

KROST Wealth Monthly Economic Update: February 2022

February 9, 2022By Phil Clark, CPWA®,CFP®, CLU®

In this month’s recap: Stocks fell as rising bond yields, elevated inflation, and a hawkish-sounding Fed took turns rattling investor confidence. Presented by Philip Clark, CPWA®,CFP®, CLU®, February 2022 U.S. Markets Rising yields, elevated inflation, and a hawkish-sounding Fed took turns rattling the stock market in January, with technology-heavy Nasdaq particularly hard hit. The Dow Jones Read the full article…

KROST Wealth Monthly Economic Update: November 2021

November 9, 2021By Phil Clark, CPWA®,CFP®, CLU®

In this month’s recap: Stock prices notched solid gains as a strong start to the corporate earnings season fired up investors. Presented by Philip Clark, CPWA®,CFP®, CLU®, November 2021 U.S. Markets A strong corporate earnings season renewed investor enthusiasm for stocks and propelled the market to healthy gains in October. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced Read the full article…

KROST Wealth Monthly Economic Update: October 2021

October 11, 2021By Phil Clark, CPWA®,CFP®, CLU®

In this month’s recap: Stocks hit some turbulence, turning cautious amid slowing economic growth, and policy debate in Washington. Presented by Philip Clark, CFP®, CPWA®, October 2021 U.S. Markets The stock market hit a pocket of turbulence in September, with investors turning cautious amid Delta variant infections, slowing economic growth and ongoing policy debate in Washington. Read the full article…