PARSIPPANY, N.J., Aug. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hennion & Walsh has released their Fall 2016 Market Outlook with insights on areas of changing market leadership (link here). For example, thus far in 2016, market leadership has changed as Value outperformed Growth in all three U.S. capitalization-based asset classes rather significantly. Hennion & Walsh expects that the Value trend of 2016 may persist if equity market volatility picks-up again.
"While exhibiting some choppy trading patterns, equity markets were still building upon the positive returns that they posted during the 1st quarter throughout the majority of the second quarter up until the surprising results of the EU referendum," said Kevin Mahn, Chief Investment Officer at Hennion & Walsh Asset Management. "We currently believe that there are five areas that will influence market performance for the remainder of 2016:"
- The Federal Reserve and Interest Rates
- U.S. Presidential Election
Hennion & Walsh continues to believe proper asset allocation to be of utmost importance. Applying a historical perspective and maintaining an appropriate strategic asset allocation can help provide comfort and direction to investors during periods of great volatility.
A full copy of Hennion & Walsh's Fall 2016 Market Outlook can be downloaded at https://www.hennionandwalsh.com/market_commentary/.
What the Hennion & Walsh Team is Saying:
"...the U.S. will likely remain as the "shining city on top of the global economic hill" for the immediate future." (Page 2)
"Municipal Bonds continue to garner a lot of investor interest in 2016..." (Page 3)
"...interest rates will remain relatively low for the foreseeable future." (Page 15)
"...REITs have demonstrated that they have actually performed well in environments when the Fed has gradually raised interest rates." (Page 20)
About Hennion & Walsh
Hennion & Walsh, a full service brokerage firm specializing in municipal bonds, was founded in 1990 by Richard Hennion and Bill Walsh. Their mission is to be individual investors' fiercest and most passionate advocate. The firm has built its reputation on developing strong, mutually beneficial relationships designed to last a lifetime, serving over 16,000 clients with brokerage accounts and managed portfolios. Additional information on Hennion & Walsh is available at www.hennionandwalsh.com. Hennion & Walsh is a member of FINRA and SIPC.
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