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...

St. Baldricks Fundraiser

  Most of you know Prato Capital Team Member and Director of Financial Planning, Brian O’Rourke. Many of you might not know that his son, Xavier, is participating (for his third year!) to raise money to conquer childhood cancers by shaving his head for the St....

There are lots of worries in the world today.

There are lots of worries in the world today. The spreading of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has created many headlines in the news. For the financial news media, there seems to be lots of noise concerning the markets, especially with the virus and its...

The Secure Act

  Listed below are some questions and answers about the SECURE Act passed and signed into law in December 2019. This is not meant to provide tax or legal advice but to provide general information to both our existing clients and those interested in learning more...