Investment Committee Video Discussion: What could 2022 mean for 2023 market performance?
If we could summarize 2022’s market performance in one word, it would be “frustrating,” with negative returns across almost all asset classes, from equities to bonds. Inflation, relentless interest-rate hikes by the Fed, and supply chain distortions from the war in Ukraine and the pandemic all led to a perfect storm of uncertainty, volatility, and […]
Midyear Market Update: How has the first half of 2022 set the stage for the rest of the year?
By nearly any measure, the first half of the year has been extremely challenging for investors, with negative returns across all asset classes. But even as the bumpy ride continues, silver linings are emerging. In our latest video, JNBA Chairman and CEO Richard S. Brown, Director of Investment Management David Webb, and Senior Advisors […]
How did you fare with your 2021 taxes?
As we wrap-up the 2021 tax season, you may have heard stories from friends or coworkers about an unexpected tax bill. Or maybe you yourself were surprised after meeting with your tax professional. Sometimes there are unavoidable tax events like selling a business, property, or receiving a payout or unexpected bonus from your company. Oftentimes […]
Video Discussion: What Could 2021 Key Market Events Mean for 2022?
2021 was a unique year, to say the least. While we collectively experienced a change in leadership, the pandemic pressed on, and millions left the workforce, investors faced everything from double-digit S&P gains to rampant inflation and record-low interest rates. What might 2022 bring? In our latest video discussion, JNBA Chairman and CEO Richard S. […]
Video Discussion: 2021 Mid-Year Market Update
As we round the corner into the last half of 2021, we’re taking a look back at how the markets and global economy fared in the first and second quarters and what that could mean for the rest of the year. In our latest video discussion, JNBA Chairman and CEO Richard S. Brown talks […]
Video Discussion: Q1 2021 Market Update
When it comes to the markets, what a difference a year makes. Thankfully, the first quarter of 2021 looked quite different from much of 2020, when the pandemic threw curveball after curveball at investors. In our latest video discussion, JNBA Chairman and CEO Richard Brown sits down with three senior members of the firm’s Investment […]