After an awful start to the year, the market has handled a bevy of bad news over the past few months in a much more encouraging way. Add to that several elements that could be catalysts for further improvement, including the most recent inflation report, and we’re asking ourselves: Could we be seeing the makings of a year-end rally?
Generally, the markets deliver the highest returns in the first few quarters after a midterm election. The latest jobs report and the November 10 inflation numbers are also steps in the right direction. And, historically, the market’s seasonal performance improves the last quarter of the year.
In this 10-minute podcast, JNBA Director of Investments David Webb and Investment Committee member and Senior Investment Strategist John Foster talk about whether investors could receive an end-of-year gift.
As always, if you have questions or need anything, please do not hesitate to contact your JNBA Advisory Team.
(A written transcript of the podcast is available by contacting your JNBA Advisory Team.)
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