Economic commentary

Market Update from Nicolet Wealth Management

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to create uncertainty in our lives, we will work hard to provide you with timely insights on economic conditions.  Thank you for your continued confidence in Nicolet. The capital markets continue to digest the negative impact that COVID-19 and social distancing are having on the economy.  We have seen the …

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Economic commentary

Market Update from Nicolet Wealth Management

Global equity markets have now entered into a bear market, which is defined as at least a 20% drawdown from the high point or peak. Fear of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the uncertainty of a potential GDP recession have driven the price of stocks and other risk assets lower. However, investors with diversified portfolios have …

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Economic commentary

What is driving our outlook for less-risky risk assets? Viewpoints, March 2020

As China struggles with short-term growth impacts from COVID-19 and ongoing tariff headwinds, the U.S.’s relatively smaller exposure to Asia has positioned it for an upside surprise. Meanwhile, global central banks are poised to maintain current accommodative policy and even increase it if geopolitical events pressure the economy or financial markets. What else is driving …

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