1st Quarter 2022
The First quarter of 2022 was rocky, the worst we've seen since 20201. Inflation, Russia's brutal invasion of Ukraine, and concerns about Federal Reserve interest rate hikes all contributed to the volatility and market losses. However, let's also keep in mind that markets have come a long way in the past few years and quarterly losses are part and parcel of being a long-term equity investor.
Let's take a look at how markets performed and what we might look forward to in the months to come.