BIONDO Perspectives

An Investment Lesson from 2021

Just about every year, the stock market teaches us important lessons that we can learn and apply to become better investors, and 2021 was no exception. Despite a strong year-end performance, we experienced inflationary pressures, supply chain issues, and recently, the Omicron variant. These concerns could have influenced investors along the way, but we also […]

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Tis the Season of Forecasts

Every December we get inundated with forecasts for the coming year. These forecasts range from expected GDP and interest rates, to stock market performance. We are naturally attracted to forecasts because they purport to tell us what is going to happen, and they are often supported by persuasive reasoning and statistical analysis. We may be […]

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The Wisdom of Ignorance

It may seem like a contradiction to discuss the wisdom of being ignorant. Ignorance, defined as a lack of knowledge or information, is not generally viewed as a positive attribute. However, it is absolutely essential in our daily lives for our personal success – both financial and psychological. We may be ignorant to how cell […]

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THIRD QUARTER MARKET COMMENTARY

By Joseph P. Biondo

DESPITE LATE QUARTER VOLATILITY, THE MARKET REMAINS RESILIENT US stocks showed continued strength throughout the third quarter, as indices hit new all-time highs once again during the period.  Investors looked past a new wave of COVID-19 (Delta) cases, and instead focused on the combination of a resilient economic recovery, ongoing unprecedented support from the Federal […]

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