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Market Commentary

There is no shortage of headwinds facing both the market and the economy: the tragic Russian invasion of Ukraine and attendant commodity/energy crisis; the Federal Reserve’s transition from accommodative to tighter monetary policy; and increased chatter of a recession on the horizon; among others. Yet, over the past month, stocks have rallied sharply, coming close to erasing their year-to-date losses.

Whether this proves to be a rally in the midst of a bear market, or the end of a corrective phase and start of a leg higher, remains to be seen. Regardless, attempting to guess the short-term moves of the market is always treacherous; so, let’s stick with what we know and assess the health of the rally.

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