We think about, view and analyze risk differently than most financial advisors. In early 2020, investors around the world were caught off guard with the ferocity of the market plunge. The risk of a global economic recession had undeniably increased, yet the stock market continued to climb. On Friday, February 21, 2020 the S&P 500 was at its highest valuation level in almost 20 years and had closed at an all-time record high just two days prior. What followed was the fastest 30% sell off in history.
How did Hempel Wealth Management know it was the market top and sought to protect their clients’ life savings?