ICON 2022 Market Outlook

Looking into 2022 we see earnings growth and higher valuations forming a foundation for the stock market to move higher over the next year.

Real Interest Rates: A “Perfect Storm” for Fixed Income Investors

Driven largely by the lack of real interest rates, bond investors are faced with a “Perfect Storm,” resulting in historically low interest rates with real interest rates explaining the largest part of the problem. This paper will discuss this environment.

It’s Money Supply not Interest Rates

There are two popular views regarding the economy and monetary policy. One is that the U.S. economy is on the edge of tipping into recession. The second is that with interest rates so low, the Federal Reserve (FED) does not have the ability to stimulate the economy.

ESG Investing

In this article, we show returns for portfolios comprised of high-ESG scoring companies. More importantly, we use attribution analysis to show contributions from sector, industry, and stock selection within these portfolios.