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Look Back to Look Ahead

Look Back to Look Ahead

April 18, 2023


We strive to keep you regularly updated with important market changes and economic news. With all of the headlines swirling around these days, it's a helpful practice to look back at the past few months to get a barometer on what could be expected in the coming year.

Please use the link below to access the most recent Quarterly Market Recap from Phil Blancato, Advisor Group’s Chief Market Strategist attached below. This commentary provides updates and analysis on the most recent economic, policy, and market data.

A quick highlight from the Market Recap includes this positive quote:

"The best news from the first quarter was that the stock market was positive in January. This is a welcome sign as “since World War II, if the market is up in January, it has continued to rise in the remaining 11 months of the year more than 85% of the time, and the average gain is about 11.5 %. As the old saying, ‘as goes January, so goes the year.” 1

So What Does this Recap Cover?

The highlights addressed in the Market Recap are:

  • Domestic Equities (aka stocks issued by companies in the US)
  • International Equities (shares in companies outside of the US)
  • Fixed Income (Bond Markets)
  • Alternative Investments (energy sector, gold, etc.)
  • Real Estate 
  • Overall Conclusion

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Read the Quarterly Market Recap