Market and economic outlook


Gain timely insights and perspectives from Ameriprise market and economy experts. We closely watch the financial environment to help you make informed investment decisions. 

Reach out with any questions or concerns, especially if your goals have changed. We're available to connect at a time convenient for you, including by phone or online.

2023 outlook: What’s ahead for investors?

Higher interest rates have a negative connotation with investors – and for good reason. But silver linings do exist in this higher interest rate environment.

Stock and bond prices spent much of 2022 reacting to deteriorating macroeconomic conditions. As the first quarter of 2023 kicks off, Ameriprise Financial experts discuss:

  • The economic and market outlook for 2023
  • The prospect of a recession in 2023
  • How fixed income is back – and opportunities for investors to consider
  

How investors can benefit from higher interest rates

Higher interest rates have a negative connotation with investors – and for good reason. But silver linings do exist in this higher interest rate environment.

Ameriprise Financial Fixed Income Strategist Brian Erickson shares how higher interest rates have led to attractive investing opportunities in the bond market, as well as strategies for investors to consider as they continue to weather challenging conditions.

  

Is the U.S. economy’s resiliency a problem for investors?

Despite contrary efforts from the Federal Reserve, U.S. economic activity has remained fairly resilient. In this video, Ameriprise Financial Chief Economist Russell Price shares his views on:

  • Why a stubbornly strong economy presents a paradox for investors
  • The future trajectory for economic growth
  • The likelihood that a slowing economy will lead to a recession
  

How to navigate market volatility 

When the stock market fluctuates, it’s natural to feel uncertain about your investment decisions. Together, we can review your portfolio and discuss personalized recommendations that support your financial goals throughout market cycles over time.

 

 Together, we can help you prepare for and weather market fluctuations

Remember to keep these tips in mind, especially when markets are volatile:

  • Stay focused on your financial goals — we’re here to help with this.
  • Ensure your allocations are consistent with your longer-term risk profile and rebalance your portfolio regularly.
  • Make sound investment decisions based on informed, rational reactions to news headlines.

 

If you have concerns about your investments, please reach out. Together, we can determine what, if any, action you need to take.