Quarterly Perspectives - Third Quarter 2022

09/28/2022
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Quarterly Perspectives - Third Quarter 2022

09/28/2022
Entering the fourth quarter of 2022, there are several historical trends we can use to provide perspective on current events. Our third quarter perspectives look at contributors to headline inflation, yield-to-worst across fixed income sectors, international markets vs. U.S., and S&P 500 index average returns following midterm elections.

Quarterly Perspectives - Second Quarter 2022

07/11/2022
As we enter the third quarter of 2022, there are several historical trends we can use to provide some perspective on current events. We take a look at historical recession periods, consumer sentiment index, average annual returns at different inflation rates, and S&P 500 index price after midterm elections.

Quarterly Perspectives - First Quarter 2022

03/25/2022
Investors in 2022 are faced with a backdrop of negative information – from elevated inflationary conditions for consumers to the Russian invasion of Ukraine – and the result has been a drop in financial markets coupled with an increase in economic and market volatility. Find out more in the INTRUST Quarterly Perspectives for Q1 2022.

2022 Economic Outlook

12/22/2021
Global economic growth over the past two years largely has been affected by the mandated shutdowns and fiscal stimulus in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As the U.S. economy continues to recover in 2022, it faces headwinds of labor shortages, supply chain disruptions, and higher inflation. We evaluate the current economic environment and its implications for businesses and investors.

Quarterly Perspectives - Third Quarter 2021

10/08/2021
In our INTRUST 2021 Economic Outlook, we identified three scenarios on the speed of the U.S. economic recovery, noting that if our most optimistic scenario unfolded, unanticipated increases in inflation could emerge. Through the third quarter of this year, the U.S. has indeed experienced elevated levels of inflation, primarily caused by disruptions in the global supply change and labor shortages.

2021 Midyear Outlook

07/12/2021
At midyear, the economy is poised to surpass pre-pandemic levels. The stock market has shown amazing resiliency, while fixed income returns remain muted. What might be next for the economy and markets? This midyear outlook attempts to answer this question by reexamining the economic conditions both nationally and locally and assessing the current market environment.