2019 1st Quarter Commentary: Notes from the NewSquare Community

The Things Fund Managers Don’t Tell You

Toward the end of 2018, amid reports of annual losses in virtually
all asset classes and some of the toughest market sledding in nearly 50 years, a lot of investors had queasy stomachs. No doubt, some pulled back toward “safer” harbors or even out of the market, certain that the decade-long bull market was coming to a crashing end. Then, the markets roared back. The S&P 500 gained 20%-plus from recent lows, and double-digit advances reigned across most asset classes.
Did someone, somewhere speculate something like this would happen? Probably. It wasn’t NewSquare Capital. We don’t pretend to know what’s going to happen in the short term, because markets are inherently unpredictable. Instead, we advised against panicking. And now, we remind investors to guard against irrational exuberance that can be tempting when markets rally, even if that’s not something a lot of people are saying.
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