2019 marked a year of opportunity for investors with many indices reaching historic highs. All of us at Hampton Securities look forward to a new year in 2020 as we embark on a decade of innovation and change. We are grateful for the opportunity to serve our clients and work with our colleagues to further the prosperity of all.
Happy 2019! While December 2018 for investors may have felt more like coal in your stocking than a Santa Claus rally, we believe a return to normalized financial markets and interest rates in North America is beneficial in the longer run. What are your New Years ‘Investing’ Resolutions for 2019? Mercer offers a few to consider.
Four Investing Themes to Consider From Mercer
Mercer’s Consulting four themes investors could consider in 2019:
- Increased Volatility
- Less Borrowing Due to Higher Interest Rates
- Political Fragmentation and Trade Woes
- Sustainability Expands for Risk and Return Considerations
Uncertain times can require a more active approach to investment strategies. We look forward to an exciting 2019. We are grateful for the privilege to serve and support the clients and families as we embark on the next journey!