No Place To Hide

  BIP Wealth began 2022 with a stark warning for investors about the risks of investing in both the stock market and the bond market. These risks materialized in the first quarter, resulting in mid-single digit losses to the equity and fixed income indexes we use to b...

Let’s Talk About Private Markets

  2021 is over, and investors who were willing to keep some risk in their portfolios benefited from a raging stock market. Global equity indexes were up well into the double digit percent range, while fixed income indexes struggled just to keep from losing. The sum of...

Let’s Talk About Volatility

Eric Cramer
Economy, Wealth Management

Some investors view the stock market as a source of entertainment, while many view it a source of stress and concern.  Your view may have a lot do with whether it’s been going up or down recently.  And in today’s media saturated world, there is usually someone with an unhel...

Let’s Talk About Inflation

Eric Cramer
Economy, Wealth Management

We probably all know what “inflation” is; in the customary use of the word it simply means the rate of increase in the prices of things we purchase.   Economists like to debate the best way to measure inflation.  Is it more useful to measure existing inflation or to measur...