Market Commentary

Q2-22 – Bad Markets Don’t Last Forever:
Keeping Perspective Amid Market Volatility

When the books closed on the first half of 2022, we as investors found ourselves off to the worst six months in the equity market since 1970, but it isn't all bad; it's all about perspective. ...

Q2-22 – Bad Markets Don’t Last Forever: <br> Keeping Perspective Amid Market Volatility

Q1-22 – Revenge of the Volatility

The first quarter of 2022 reminded investors, market participants, and commentators that volatility in capital markets is still a very real part of investing.

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Q4-21 – Over in an Instant:
2021 A Year Well Spent Living in the Moment

For as long as the year 2020 seemed to last with a toxic cocktail of worsening news about the Coronavirus, rolling lockdowns, and a particularly contentious political season, the following year, 2021, seemed over in an instant. 2021 was truly a year of living in the moment.

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Q3-21 – Some More Normal
with a Side of Inflation

Our second quarter letter was titled "Revenge of the Normal," appropriately describing market conditions that had transitioned from the COVID wall of worry to future growth expectations in a post-COVID world. If the second quarter was revenge of the normal, the third quarter could most aptly be described as "some more normal with a side of inflation."

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Q2-21 – Revenge of the Normal

The second quarter of 2021 had a "revenge of the normal" vibe reverberating through April, May, and June. Increased vaccinations brought many re-openings and a rally in capital markets. But as we know, everything can't be perfect. We are also seeing an uptick in the new Delta variant of COVID-19 and struggles with appropriate interest rate and inflation levels.

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Q1-21 – Time + Vaccines =
A Return to Normalcy Within Sight

How far we have come in a year! Capital markets have recovered and vaccines are being administered. While we aren't out of the woods yet, there is certainly a light at the end of the tunnel.

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4Q-20 – A Historically Consequential Year Leads to a Year (Decade?) of Transition

2020 sure was a wild ride. A pandemic coupled with political turbulence led to unprecedented economic times. For a review of the impact of 2020's happenings and our outlook on the direction of capital markets

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3Q-20 – Come for the Top Gun Analogy,
Stay for the Recap

From COVID-19 to a heated presidential election, 2020 has been quite a volatile year.

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2Q20 Market Commentary

Prepared by Schneider Downs Wealth Management Advisors, L.P.

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