Market Outlook · February 02, 2021

Bubble or Bump in the Road: Where Do Markets Go From Here?

Brent Ciliano

CFA | SVP, Chief Investment Officer


As markets continue the pattern of volatility, Brent Ciliano has a few points to consider.

1 Market Moves in Perspective

The current bull market, which began back on March 23, 2020, is up an astounding 68.4% through January 29, 2021.

2 New President and New Congress: What Wrinkle May This Add?

The movements we've seen in markets the last week of January are right in line with the historical averages post-1950.

3 Brent's Personal Ask of You

Investment success is all about financial planning, risk management and a disciplined long-term investment approach.

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