We’re rolling into the fourth quarter of what has been a lousy year for both stocks and bonds. Inflation continues to run high with only a few signs of abating, and the Federal Reserve continues raising interest rates to slow inflation down. The dollar continues to gain strength, weighing on international investments, and the Russia / Ukraine conflict continues to drag on. Our portfolio advisors at East Bay Investment Solutions look for a balanced approach to their commentary, laying out the positive signs along with the reasons for concern:
You can download their full commentary, outlining how these concerns may play out and how it may affect our portfolios here: Quarterly Investment Commentary Q3 2022
Their recorded quarterly call is available here: East Bay Webinar Q3 2022
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