Silver Linings Playbook

Meghan Shue |
Wilmington Wire
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March 26, 2020—The stock market’s precipitous drop has wreaked havoc on portfolios, wiping three years of gains from the U.S. stock market in a matter of days. What we have experienced puts us in uncharted waters: a combination of one of the fastest declines in equity market history, the most abrupt and wholesale halting of economic activity ever, and the most rapid deployment of monetary stimulus we’ve ever seen.

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Episode 5: Planning Opportunities During Challenging Times

Tony Roth |
Wilmington WealthWise with Tony Roth
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March 25, 2020—Tony is joined by Wilmington Trust’s Chief Planning Officer Don DiCarlo, who shares his insights on several wealth planning opportunities that can be particularly beneficial during the current market environment.

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Historic Buying Opportunity for Municipal Bonds

Meghan Shue |
Wilmington Wire
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March 23, 2020—It’s been a bruising few weeks in financial markets, with virtually no asset class left unscathed. Investment-grade municipal bonds—typically thought of as a safe haven that should help weather volatility in riskier asset classes like equities—have seen a significant amount of volatility. We have taken note of a historic buying opportunity within the municipal bond market, and we have adjusted our portfolio allocations to take advantage of any price dislocations.

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