Prato Perspective- 10/02

October 2, 2020 Early today President Trump announced he tested positive for Covid-19 and stock markets have reacted with some volatility to the news. It is often said that the stock market does not like uncertainty and the media outlets all have their experts in...

Market Timing and Portfolio Changes

August 2020      Over the past 2 weeks we have posted the following videos to social media, The Difficulty of Timing the Market and Impulsive Portfolio Moves is Like Changing Lanes in Traffic. We have also posted a video from Gregory Prato, the President, and CEO of...

Prato Perspectives | 4.17.20

At Prato Capital Management we often discuss using history as a guide in conjunction with using all currently available information to maintain our investment strategy. As much as we would like to see the stock markets always rise in value, sometimes that is not the...

US Equity Returns Following Sharp Downturns

First of all and of most importance is our hope that you and those closest to you are in good health. We have been doing our best to reach out to each and every one of you. Please know we are always just a phone call away if we can help in any way. As you know from...

Using History As A Guide

At Prato Capital Management, our thoughts are always first and foremost on the health of the ones we call our family – our clients and their families, our friends and colleagues that we work with and all those who read our newsletters and social media posts....

Is Volatility the New Normal?

Over the past several weeks, it seems like a regular occurrence to have changes of 3-4% of the S&P 500 in one day. After having mostly low volatility for the past several years, investors are asking if this is the new normal. First, what is meant by stock market...