2014 Client Appreciation Event: Market review & preview

During our  17th Annual Client Appreciation Event, our Chief Investment Officer Charlie Smith offered guests a review of what we projected for the markets last year and an update on what we see ahead for 2014. He also covered what we anticipate to be the major economic themes that will impact the stock market this year, which include:

  1. GDP growth acceleration surpassing the 3 percent level
  2. Corporate earnings rising modestly
  3. Issues with China’s economy
  4. Potential housing slip back
  5. Federal Reserve tapering