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Quarterly Economic and Market Outlook

So far, 2022 has brought surges in inflation fueled by war in Europe, monetary tightening and slower economic growth. As we pass midyear, many of us may be more than a little ready to forget about the first half. The 2022 theme of downshifting, or slowing of growth, is certainly coming to fruition.

Read the latest Market Review & Outlook from Kara Murphy for a recap of second-quarter performance and the outlook for the balance of this year.  

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Q2 2022 Economic and Market Outlook

Quarterly Economic and Market Outlook

A bruising first quarter for stocks and bonds begs the question: Are markets signaling a recession in 2022, or a downshifting from the torrid growth of 2021? We continue to be in the downshifting camp.

Read the latest Market Review & Outlook from Kara Murphy for a recap of first-quarter performance and the outlook for the balance of this year.  

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Q1 2022 Economic and Market Outlook

Quarterly Economic and Market Outlook

As we transition into the winter months, Kestra’s Chief Investment Officer, Kara Murphy, CFA® looks back on the past few months to provide some insight and perspective on stock markets as well as the U.S. economy.

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Q3 2021 Economic and Market Outlook