"The first quarter of 2022 reminded investors, market participants, and commentators that volatility in capital markets is still a very real part of investing. One could be forgiven if they counted themselves among the investors that were lulled to sleep over the preceding 21 months leading into 2022. During that 21-month stretch, capital markets marched higher and higher despite global economies enduring multiple COVID-related shutdowns. Stocks and bonds appreciated in unison, and investors were not confronted with much in the way of market/price swings, as the seven quarters following the March 2020 lows were mostly blissful. The complacency that permeated throughout markets started me thinking about how The Godfather could provide an interesting analogy to the current state of capital markets in the form of Virgil Sollozzo..." Click here to finish reading the Q1-22 Market Commentary.
Prepared by Schneider Downs Wealth Management Advisors, L.P.