Investment Strategy
by Larry Adam
Chief Investment Officer, Private Client Group

Weekly Headings

June 26, 2020

Key Takeaways

This Monday will mark the 90th Anniversary of the first FIFA World Cup. Luckily for fans, the next tournament is not slated until 2022, and by then the COVID-19 outbreak should hopefully be far behind us so that fans can actually be in the stands in Qatar! For those who are not soccer enthusiasts, the sport appears to be a simple game of kicking the ball up and down the field until either team scores. But those more familiar with the sport know there is much more nuance than meets the eye. Soccer is a game of hustle and heart but it is also a game of angles, whether it be the direction a player intentionally runs to be well-positioned for the next pass or the way a shooter perfectly curves the ball into the upper corner of the goal. Given the historic levels of volatility the financial markets have seen this year, investing has required some hustle and heart too! And when it comes to constructing a portfolio in the midst of so much uncertainty, decision making has undoubtedly felt like a ‘game of angles.’

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