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2020 Financial Markets Update

Blog|Economic Updates|Investment Management|Thought Leaders

Art for January 2022 Market Commentary

March 2022 Market Commentary

April 8, 2022

As any investor knows, markets hate uncertainty, and in late February, in the hours and days following the outbreak of […]

Art for January 2022 Market Commentary

February 2022 Market Commentary

March 3, 2022

February bore witness to historic events that few could imagine and many thought were near impossible. At the outset, markets […]

Art for January 2022 Market Commentary

January 2022 Market Commentary

February 7, 2022

Markets endured a wild ride in January as volatility spiked on concerns over higher inflation and uncertainties regarding monetary policy. […]

Art for January 2022 Market Commentary

December 2021 Market Commentary

January 5, 2022

“Here come Santa Claus, here come Santa Claus, right down Santa Claus Lane…” Despite the popular notion that Santa Claus […]

Art for January 2022 Market Commentary

November 2021 Market Commentary

December 8, 2021

A tale of two halves. Don’t count your chickens before they hatch. It’s not over until it’s over. Pick whatever […]

Art for January 2022 Market Commentary

September 2021 Market Commentary

October 8, 2021

Markets sold off in September, buffeted by a number of issues including slowing economic and corporate earnings growth, inflation, interest […]

Art for January 2022 Market Commentary

August 2021 Market Commentary

September 13, 2021

Markets continued to follow the path of least resistance higher aided by continued strong economic activity, strong corporate earnings, and […]

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July 2021 Market Commentary

August 4, 2021

The Delta variant, the Fed, corporate earnings, economic data, Chinese regulators, infrastructure. For a summer month, July certainly did not […]

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2015 Economic Outlook

February 12, 2015

First Western Trust’s Chief Investment Officer Debbie Silversmith and Investment Policy Committee Member Warren Olsen have spent the first part […]