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March Madness Reigns

March Madness Reigns

  • Stocks, like basketball teams, generally do well but occasionally have a bad year.
  • We remain committed to investing in stocks.
  • 2011 was the last year the stock market experienced a 20% draw down.
  • Biggest risks to the markets are tariffs and potential trade wars, with the Fed raising rates second.
  • Economy is strong – GDP is accelerating, inflation is accelerating, and earnings as measured by the S&P should be up 15-16% in 2018.
  • S&P 500 is up 3.38% year to date.
  • Bloomberg Barclay Aggregate Bond yield is 3.18%. Year-to-Date total return loss of 2.00%.

 

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