Capital Perspectives April 2022

Tony Roth |
Investment Management
Capital Perspectives

In the April issue of our monthly flagship publication, we feature:On the Record by Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth explains how in a matter of weeks, it feels as if there have been decades worth of change, from economic, market, and geopolitical perspectives. The S&P 500 has responded with the first negative quarterly return in two years. At the same time, the index is down just 5.


1Q in the Rearview Mirror: What’s Ahead in the 2022 Investment Landscape?

Meghan Shue and Tony Roth |
Capital Considerations with Tony Roth

April 6—As we entered 2022, even the onset of the omicron variant failed to shake markets’ optimism. With much of the world learning to cope with an endemic COVID-19 and rates set to rise, the stage was set for strong global growth. The last three months, though, have been less rosy than we might have hoped.  From the Russia/Ukraine conflict to inflation surprises, investors would be hard-pressed to say they were anticipating this level of macro uncertainty.


Treading on Thinner Ice: Portfolio Risk Management

Meghan Shue |
Wilmington Wire
Cracks on thin ice - danger of walking on ice - risk of falling into water

March 25, 2022 — An important discipline in our investment work is portfolio risk management. This can mean adjusting position sizes of securities, adding portfolio hedges, or recognizing that the market is not appropriately pricing risks to the upside or downside. There is no question that economic risks have risen significantly in recent weeks, yet the S&P 500 is less than 6% below its all-time high.