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.

Strong footing for added growth in spending, earnings and stock prices

Is there a clear path upward for stock prices? Chief Market Strategist David Joy discusses the support for continued modest gains in the U.S. market, including robust earnings growth and pent-up demand. He also summarizes potential risks from inflationary pressure, bond yields and proposals for additional stimulus and higher taxes.

 

 

Could there be a rebound in bond markets?

Head of Fixed Income Brian Erickson summarizes potential risks and drivers, including the lift in real 10-year Treasury yields, expanded money supply, continued Federal Reserve accommodation and improved municipal bond fundamentals.

 

 

Expectations for a surging U.S. economy

The added fiscal stimulus, rising vaccination rates and reduced business restrictions should enable strong economic growth near term. Ameriprise Chief Economist Russell Price discusses reasons for optimism in the U.S. economy and potential risks.

 

 

What to expect from stock prices amid rising rates and reflation

Investors are facing a degree of uncertainty due to rising interest rates and inflation pressures. As a result, stock prices have faced increased headwinds. Ameriprise Global Market Strategist Anthony Saglimbene provides five key considerations to keep top of mind as you evaluate your investments near term.

 

 

 

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.