Quarterly Client Letter – Q4 2017
Unequivocally, 2017 was a year of high uncertainty filled with volatile headlines. Daily breaking geopolitical news stories, nuclear saber rattling with North Korea and months of coverage of natural disasters contributed to the impression of a world on edge. In stark contrast, Wall Street largely shrugged off the news as markets were among the least volatile on record.
Quarterly Client Letter – Q3 2017
The third quarter was a stormy one everywhere but the financial markets. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria dominated the news, flooded much of Houston and southwestern Florida and devastated the Caribbean. While these events are critically important to humankind and those individually impacted, the markets seemingly shrugged them off and continued to move higher.