In the May issue of our monthly flagship publication, we feature:On the Record by Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth explains that, after an extraordinarily volatile and disappointing stock market in April, we analyze the current economic and market forces at play and set our sights on May and beyond. First, we take an in-depth look at inflation expectations and supply-demand shifts against a dicey backdrop that includes a cloudy supply-chain outlook and COVID outbreaks anew in China.
May 4—With a volatile equity market, inflation at eyewatering highs, and the Fed signaling a fairly aggressive rate hike calendar, income- and yield-thirsty investors are heating up the bond market. How has inflation affected bond yields, and what is the market anticipating moving forward? Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth and Wilmington Trust’s Head of Fixed Income Manager Research Tom Pierce address these timely questions.
April 20—After COVID took hold in 2020, many of those who could high-tailed it out of the crowded cities where they worked and headed for home offices in the ‘burbs, as office buildings gathered dust. Today, although rents have bounced back from all-time lows and then some, working remotely is still very much with us—as is the virus to an extent.