Just some attachments and thoughts about world events and volatility.

One attachment is from The Hartford and walks through negative media headlines over the past 50 years (PDF) and the second shows headlines and returns from 1970-present.

This video discusses "The Greatest Chart EVER" revealing the yearly INTRAyear volatility as well the annual growth of the S&P 500 each year from 1980-2021 including dividends. We also discuss managing equity return expectations with clients going into 2022. There is a link to download a PDF of the chart below.