How Do We Tune Out the Noise?

Noise During the first week of April 2022, there were two headlines about the possibility of a future recession that made me think about the noise coming from the financial media. These types of headlines are eye catching and normally draw an emotional response but...

Preparing for Volatility or a Recession

The stock market has been volatile so far this year. We have seen days with the major US averages closing with gains or declines of 2% several times already this year. With the headlines dominated by the Federal Reserve poised to raise interest rates, the highest...

Important Market Update on Global Events

As the events with Russia and Ukraine have unfolded, we wanted to send a note to let you know that we are closely monitoring the situation with a leaning on how it may affect your Financial Life Plan and investments with us at Prato Capital. Foremost, our thoughts and...

The Noise of 2021

In a year filled with major news stories, the S&P 500 and other major US stock indices ended 2021 with very good returns. A years’ worth of noise Like many years in the recent past, 2021 was a year filled with news headlines. We seem to be bombarded with more news...