Market Commentary

Q4 2022 Client Commentary

Q4 2022 Investment Commentary and 2023 Outlook Well, 2022 is over, and we are glad. Surging interest rates and the battle with inflation resulted in the worst year for stocks and bonds since 2008.  U.S. Equity Indexes              2022 Return S&P 500       -19.44%...

Q3 Commentary, 2022

Q3 2022 Client Commentary: Higher Volatility in the Cards The 3rd Quarter began with a nice relief rally which felt really good compared to how the market had been misbehaving; however, the fun was short lived. In August, the Federal Reserve began getting very nervous...

Q2 Commentary, 2022

Q2 2022 Client Commentary: What a 1st Half!  The first ½ of this year was as ugly as I’ve seen in my investment lifetime. I began in the business in 1985, and this first 6 months was the worst since 1970. Most of the obvious culprits are: runaway inflation caused by...

Don’t Jump. Market Edition

A.G. Campbell Advisory is taking this opportunity to reach out to our clients and offer some reassurance that the negative price action that we are experiencing in the stock market doesn’t last forever. Actually, bear markets are normal, and happen on average every 3 ½ years. After 5 years of up markets, many have seemed to forget

Quarter 1, 2022 Commentary

Q1 2022 Client Commentary Obviously 2022 got off to a rocky start for investors as a result of several negative political, economic and market-driven forces: What Happened?  Inflation surged to 40-year highs, Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine, and a Federal...

Quarterly Q4 2021 Client Commentary

Q4 2021 Client Commentary Well, I never would’ve figured this one out. October started with the prospect of spooky ghouls, negative sentiment, and the headwinds of inflation and more partisan fighting. We then went on to be thankful that the month of November ended...