Investment Key Takeaways—First Quarter 2019
Our portfolios generated strong performance for the first quarter, benefiting from the rebound in financial markets as they reversed much of the market downturns from fourth quarter 2018. The first quarter was a strong period for equities around the world. Bond markets and certain alternative strategies also performed well.
Commentary from Our Chief Investment Officer—First Quarter 2019 Review & Outlook
The market rebound was due more to a shift in Fed monetary policy than any meaningful improvements in the economic fundamentals. Our portfolios have exposure to a wide range of investments that will particularly benefit if global growth continues.
Advisor Q&A: Tax Planning Strategies
Watch Senior Advisor Chris Wheaton introduce some tax planning ideas that our wealth advisors have been exploring with clients.
Our New Office in the Central Valley
Litman Gregory has opened a new office in Stockton! We are grateful to our clients and professional partners for the trust and warm welcome we have always received in the Central Valley community, and we look forward to welcoming you to our new office soon.
Litman Gregory Research Team Featured in CityWire Magazine
Litman Gregory’s research team was recently featured on the cover of CityWire Magazine where they discuss our firm’s due diligence approach and what it takes for a portfolio manager to stand out from the crowd.
Litman Gregory’s Jason Steuerwalt and Peter Sousa Become Principals
We are happy to announce that Jason Steuerwalt, CFA and Peter Sousa have become principals of the firm.
2019 Outlook Webinar Replay | What’s Ahead for 2019?
Litman Gregory Senior Advisor Gretchen Hollstein leads this client webinar featuring CIO Jeremy DeGroot to offer an update on current
Our Growing Commitment to the Central Valley
We are pleased to announce that our team is now strengthening our services in the area through the addition of Welz Financial Services, an independent advisory firm in Stockton, as they became part of Litman Gregory effective December 31.
Investment Key Takeaways—Year-End 2018
The financial markets’ roller coaster ride in 2018 ended in downturns almost across the board. A historically high percentage of stock markets and asset classes posted losses for the year, and several fell into official “bear market” territory.
Commentary from Our CIO—2018 Review & Outlook
Throughout the 30-plus year history of Litman Gregory, we’ve emphasized the importance of having a long-term perspective in becoming a successful investor. Chief Investment Officer Jeremy DeGroot discusses our current outlook on the markets across three distinct time horizons.
Four Questions About This Year’s Market
While we know that staying invested for long-term returns requires getting comfortable with some level of uncertainty and short-term volatility, this can be difficult when it feels like nothing is working. Our team answers the questions that clients are asking about their portfolios and volatility in the markets.