Fourth Quarter Market Overview

Market Outlook

01/31/2019

Wayne Wicker, CFA®

Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer

ICMA-RC’s Wayne Wicker, CFA®, Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, discusses the financial markets’ performance over the past quarter and potential upcoming market activity in the Fourth Quarter 2018 Market Overview.

Mr. Wicker expands on the following key points:

  • Weakening growth outlook causes the Fed to revise its rate-hike path lower
  • Markets forecasted lower inflation expectations
  • Global equities declined and the S&P 500 fell to the precipice of a bear market
  • Historically, following sell-offs of similar magnitude S&P 500 returns are attractive

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