- Feb 14
- 3 min
How Does Astoria Invest?
Daily, Astoria monitors and tracks largely followed macroeconomic indicators to help us gauge the health of the US economy (please contact us if you’d like to be added to our distribution list). We look at the data that comes in versus consensus estimates, as well as if the data has improved or deteriorated relative to prior months. Such data assists in identifying which stage of the economic cycle we are in. As readings have weakened significantly relative to the prior year,
- Feb 1
- 4 min
2022’s Losers Outperforming in 2023? Don’t be Fooled by this Rally
Nasdaq Posts Best January Since 2001 Amid abating interest rate hike fears and inflation concerns, equities were up in January as the Nasdaq gained 10.7%, marking its best January since 2001. US small-caps were among the best performers (+9.5%), followed by US mid-caps (+9.3%), and broad-based emerging market equities (+8.9%). Bonds also posted gains as investment grade corporates increased 5.2%, high yield credits rose 3.7%, and 7-10 year US Treasuries were up 3.6%. Aside fr