About the Author

Evan Kurinsky

Research Analyst

Evan is a research analyst in the investment strategy and economics group at Wilmington Trust. His responsibilities include developing market research and communicating the team’s market outlook and positioning to clients and prospective clients. He joined Wilmington Trust in 2019.

Evan holds an MBA from Georgetown University and a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from the University of Maryland. While at Georgetown, Evan served as president of the Graduate Investment Fund, a 100% student-led endowment fund and worked on the investment team for the National Trust for Historic Preservation, a nonprofit based in Washington, D.C.


By the Author

Investing at a Market All-Time High—Overcoming a Fear of Heights

Evan Kurinsky |
Wilmington Wire
financial stock market graph illustration ,concept of business investment and stock future 
trading.

May 4, 2021—Equity markets have come a long way since suffering a 33% bear market decline at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020. Over the 13 months that followed, the S&P 500 not only reclaimed its pre-pandemic peak in August but went on to print over 40 record highs, with 9 of them occurring in April alone.

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Taking Stock of Retail Euphoria

Evan Kurinsky |
Wilmington Wire
Алексей Белозерский

February 5, 2021—Recent headlines have fixated on a ballooning mass of retail investors contributing to turbulent swings in select corners of the equity market. Most recently these have been in shares of Gamestop, AMC and others, which saw euphoric, triple-digit gains over a matter of days before eventually crashing down to earth.

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Big Tech in Perspective: Making sense of valuations and expanding market share of mega-cap technology stocks

Evan Kurinsky |
Wilmington Wire
Dilok Klaisataporn

August 19, 2020—After a historically volatile first half, the S&P 500 is back in positive territory, up roughly 5% for the year, but gains have been far from equally distributed. The top five companies by market cap, or FAAMG (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, and Google), are up 48%,1 while the bottom 495 have yet to break even.

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Revisiting Oil – Oh, What a Difference a Month Makes

Evan Kurinsky |
Wilmington Wire
Stock graph investment concept with offshore rig and oil refinery plant. Double exposure.

May 22, 2020—Just one month has passed since West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil, the U.S. benchmark, moved into uncharted territory and closed the day at a shocking -$37.63/barrel, indicating that owners of a “front month” contract (for delivery of oil in the following month) would have to pay a premium to offload it (as opposed to receiving proceeds from the sale, as is customary).

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