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 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
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
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
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
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
The Growing National Debt With the US enacting unprecedented stimulus as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the debate over the growing national debt has again come into focus. In past four years, US public debt has increased by $7 trillion to approximately $27 trillion, or a record 125% of […]Read More
Hello again! I’m Johann Komander, Greenwood Gearhart’s Managing Director of Investments, and welcome back for our Monthly Market Moment for February. Despite some recent volatility, markets are back at all-time highs, as the rollout of COVID vaccines and continuation of the economic recovery gives investors optimism for 2021. Despite last […]Read More
As we close the book on the tumultuous year that was 2020, it’s truly remarkable where we have ended up. Despite a global pandemic, the shutdown of the US economy, and a volatile election, markets ended the year at all-time highs. The year was a testament to the virtue of […]Read More
First of all, it’s been a great month for markets, with most indices back up near all-time highs and lagging sectors bouncing strongly from their discounted valuations. This has been driven by a number of forces, most importantly announcements in recent weeks of multiple successful vaccines for the Coronavirus. This, […]Read More
Market commentary is intended for convenience, educational, and informational purposes only. Nothing herein should be construed as individualized advice or recommendations, and the discussions contained are not a substitute for investment advice from a professional adviser. Readers should not use this content as the sole basis for any investment, financial planning, tax, legal or other decisions. Rather, a professional adviser should be consulted, and independent due diligence should be conducted before implementing any of the options referenced herein.
Due to various factors, including but not limited to changing market conditions, this market commentary may no longer be reflective of current opinions or recommendations. This market commentary should not be regarded as a complete analysis of the subjects discussed. All expressions of opinion reflect the judgment of the authors as of the date of publication and are subject to change.
Third party rankings and recognition should not be construed as a guarantee of a particular outcome nor form the sole basis for the selection of an adviser. Unless otherwise specifically indicated, Greenwood Gearhart did not pay a fee for inclusion in the award/ranking.