Subito is an Italian musical term that means quickly or suddenly. A musician would interpret “subito fortissimo” as an abrupt change in volume. Play it very loudly all of a sudden. Investors have read the market score and suddenly, abruptly have worries about volatility and trade policy. That seems to be what has happened in the first quarter of 2018. If volatility continues to increase, it could damage this long-standing bull market. Subito.
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Chief Investment Officer and Director of Investments
Matthew Forester is the Chief Investment Officer and Director of Investments for Lockwood Advisors, Inc. and a Director for Pershing, a BNY Mellon company. In his role, Matthew provides input into Lockwood's proprietary investment models and reviews updates for Lockwood’s discretionary products. He is a member of the Lockwood Investment Committee.