Two Sides of the Same Coin: Inflation and Recession

June 13, 2022 11:46 am

Humor me while I repeat myself. There are some points worth making more than once. Especially when it comes to inflation, recession, and the stock market. In my May 2, 2022 Blog, What’s Up with Current Market Volatility, I referenced the following: The Federal Reserve oversees the control of inflation. The key tools the Fed […]

StrategicPoint Promotes Laura Bard to Director of Client Experience & Strategy

June 9, 2022 4:12 pm

Providence, Rhode Island, June 9, 2022 –StrategicPoint Investment Advisors announced today the promotion of Laura J. Bard to Director of Client Experience & Strategy.  In this role, Laura will expand her responsibilities from her previous position as Marketing Manager. The role of Director of Client Experience and Strategy is a first for StrategicPoint and reflects […]

StrategicPoint Promotes Derek Amey to Co-CIO

March 30, 2022 12:09 pm

Providence, Rhode Island, March 30, 2022 – In a move expected to provide long-term leadership continuity, StrategicPoint Investment Advisors announced today the promotion of Derek M. Amey to Co-Chief Investment Officer (CIO).  In this role, Derek will further expand his responsibilities from his previous position of Portfolio Manager. Amey will continue to hold the responsibilities […]

Rate Hikes and Mid-Terms on the Horizon, what do they mean for stock returns?

January 21, 2022 3:33 pm

For the vast majority of 2022 we believe the markets will be waiting and responding to everything the Fed does and everything the Fed says. The working assumption has been that we will see 3-4 rate hikes in 2022. To a certain extent that is already priced into the stock and bond market. As a […]

2022 Market Outlook

January 3, 2022 9:46 am

Looking for the return to normalcy in 2022? Expectations could be the key. 2021: the Economy, Americans, and the Markets During 2021 the economy continued its steep, rapid recovery from the deep, pandemic recession to an economy with close to 5% GDP growth and near full employment. Corporate profits soared, innovation and entrepreneurship accelerated, and […]

Sherri Buteau Joins StrategicPoint Investment Advisors as Client Service Associate, Paraplanner

December 21, 2021 10:59 am

Providence, RI— (December 13, 2021) StrategicPoint announces the addition of Sherri Buteau to their team as Client Service Associate and Paraplanner, further expanding the firm’s capabilities in wealth management. StrategicPoint Investment Advisors, LLC, an independent, fee-based investment advisory firm, is pleased to announce the hiring of Sherri Buteau as Client Service Associate and Paraplanner. Sherri […]

Why the Transition Away from LIBOR May Affect You

October 22, 2021 10:20 am

So, what exactly is happening to LIBOR? For years there have been talks about one of the most widely used interest rate benchmarks being phased out and replaced. The plan is for LIBOR to be fully phased out by 2023, but no new contracts using LIBOR will be issued beyond 2021. In this blog I’ll […]

Why Evergrande is Worrying the Market

September 22, 2021 10:13 am

Monday’s market meltdown was blamed on Evergrande, a real estate development company in China. Real estate growth in China has long been a hot button issue for investors. It’s been EIGHT YEARS since we saw 60 minutes do a piece on the empty Chinese cities (apologies for the Australian version, we can’t seem to find […]