In the first quarter of 2022, the markets were fairly volatile with rising inflation as well as the first land war in Europe since World War II. Bonds, in particular, experienced their worst quarter in 40 years, although the stable nature of bonds still don’t compare to the volatility of stocks.
As these historical events unfold, JNBA President Kim Brown recently sat down with two senior members of JNBA’s Investment Committee — David Webb, Director of Investment Management, and John Foster, a Senior Advisor and Investment Strategist — for a conversation on how investors can interpret these events and JNBA’s approach to managing portfolios in unprecedented times like this.
Click the button above to listen to this 9-minute discussion in order to gain a deeper understanding of bonds’ role in a portfolio and what the future could hold in light of current events.
And, as always, if you have questions or need anything, please do not hesitate to contact your JNBA Advisory Team.
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