Graves Light Lenhart May ’23 Market Commentary

Markets were generally mixed during May, highlighted by the standout performance of a handful of large Technology stocks reacting positively to the future potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Graves Light Lenhart February ’23 Market Commentary

Jitters returned in February, largely due to concerns over inflation and the resulting impact on
interest rates. February’s selloff was triggered by the release of January’s largely stronger-than-expected
economic indicators.

Graves Light Lenhart November ’22 Market Commentary

Positive price momentum continued through November, with markets rallying on better than
expected inflation data.

Graves Light Lenhart October ’22 Market Commentary

Markets rallied strongly during October, driven in part by a new policy “pivot” narrative which revolved around the potential slowdown in the pace of rate hikes being implemented by the Federal Reserve (Fed).

Q4 2022 Newsletter

The most recent quarter (September-end) witnessed losses across asset classes and, therefore, client accounts. In our previous quarterly newsletter (June-end), we wrote that “there was no place to hide”, which, unfortunately, succinctly summed up the latest quarterly experience as well.

Graves Light Lenhart August ’22 Market Commentary

Markets entered August in rebound mode but reversed course to end the month in negative territory after a hawkish Federal Reserve (Fed) weighed on performance.

Graves Light Lenhart July ’22 Market Commentary

July provided relief across many asset classes as a sizable late month bounce, in large part triggered by the market’s view for potential slowing in the pace of future rate hikes by the Federal Reserve (Fed).

Graves Light Lenhart May ’22 Market Commentary

Markets roundtripped during May as key benchmarks flirted with “bear market” territory –defined as any peak-to-trough drawdown of 20% or more – with most market segments clawing back to close out the month broadly unchanged.