Grannis Farley

Investment Strategy
by Larry Adam
Chief Investment Officer, Private Client Group

Market and economic dynamics to keep an eye on

March 24, 2023

Key Takeaways

It’s spring again – a season of hope and new beginnings. A season that brings more balance, sunshine and clarity into everyone’s lives. The start of a new season is also symbolic as it often marks the beginning of a new trend. And a new trend in the financial markets would be welcome after a tumultuous year that included an unprovoked war, an energy crisis, soaring inflation, the fastest global central bank tightening cycle in decades, poor market performance, and most recently, turmoil in the banking system. Uncertainty about the path forward remains elevated, but there is hope that brighter days lie ahead. While markets will remain volatile to the daily dose of news headlines, the coming weeks should provide some clarity, hopefully positive, on the economic outlook and investment landscape. Below is a summary of dynamics we’re watching:

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