October 2021: Third Quarter Market Commentary
With the economy continuing its strong rebound markets remain near the highs, with most indices up +15-20% YTD. Nevertheless, the 3rd quarter brought with it some new uncertainties which have weighed on sentiment, such as the Delta variant, continued supply chain pressures, gridlock in DC, and changes in monetary policy. […]Read More
August 2021: Johann Komander Featured in 2021 TBP’s Forty Under 40 Class
Johann Komander worked almost a decade on the Wall Street trading floor before returning to Northwest Arkansas to change pace. The Greenwood native became interested in working in New York while attending the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In early 2008, he accepted an internship as a trading analyst for Merrill […]Read More
August 2021: Monthly Market Moment
With the economy continuing to rebound markets remain at all-time highs. However, the resurgence of COVID and a recent deceleration in data has brought markets to an inflection point. On one hand, strong corporate earnings, a decline in interest rates, and an imminent infrastructure deal have created a fundamental backdrop […]Read More
July 2021: Second Quarter Market Commentary
With the Federal Reserve holding firm on its easy monetary policy, markets have been holding the spotlight on Chair Jay Powell and his view that these inflation pressures are mostly temporary. In particular, markets are watching closely to see if the rise in prices causes the Fed to shift forward […]Read More
June 2021: Firm Featured on Cover of NWA Business Journal
June 21, 2021 | In the June 2021 edition of the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal, members of Greenwood Gearhart’s team explain how the evolution of the firm’s services reflect the ever-changing environment that is Northwest Arkansas. GGI’s G. Brock Gearhart: “Northwest Arkansas is on the map more as a region…the […]Read More
June 2021: Monthly Market Moment
Hello again! I’m Johann Komander, Greenwood Gearhart’s Managing Director of Investments, and welcome back for our Monthly Market Moment for June. With the economic recovery strengthening markets are continuing to trade at all-time highs. Economic indicators such as industrial production and job creation continue to improve, and companies just finished […]Read More
May 2021: Monthly Market Moment
With the economic recovery firing on all cylinders, markets have charged ahead to new all-time highs, as the uptake of vaccines and relaxing of restrictions have brought life somewhat “back to normal.” Indeed, in the last few months we’ve seen a surge of economic activity as the third COVID […]Read More
New Benton County Office: Announcing our Pinnacle Heights Location
Greenwood Gearhart is excited to announce its expansion into Benton County with the opening of its Pinnacle Heights location in Rogers, Arkansas. We chose Pinnacle Heights to serve as our home base for Benton County because it helps us to serve our current clients by providing more convenient meeting space […]Read More
April 2021: First Quarter Commentary
With the country beginning to see light at the end of the COVID tunnel, financial markets have experienced interesting dynamics in recent months. Markets have digested the implications of a nearly $2 trillion COVID relief package and a vaccine rollout that has largely exceeded expectations, providing a strong boost for […]Read More
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September 2021: Monthly Market Moment
Markets logged their 7th straight winning month in August with economic gains and strong corporate earnings continuing to propel markets higher. While the Delta variant has dented some of this momentum, the gradual increase in vaccinations has proven to be a bulwark against a deeper slowdown, with experts suggesting that […]Read More