As we approach the end of 2023, I want to reflect on the past year and consider what 2024 may bring. In this year-end message, we will go over important events and lessons from 2023. We will also talk about what we might expect next year.
2023: A Year in Review
Significant technological advancements occurred in 2023, and AI played a big role. The March widespread release of ChatGPT drove improved productivity in different industries. With this growth in productivity, we may see significant growth in the economy in the next ten years.
Another significant development was the normalization of interest rates. I believe the adjustment, though sudden, was necessary to keep the market healthy. The markets also stabilized after the 2022 Bear Market, showing strength and steadiness. Although it may be too soon to say it's a Bull Market, we did notice market stability improvements this year.
The year also reaffirmed the fundamentals of building and preserving wealth. Emotions and instincts again proved to be unreliable guides in financial decision-making. Having a solid plan, diversifying investments, and seeking advice were important. The disciplined approach is important to make rational decisions without getting too emotional.
Looking Ahead to 2024
As we look ahead to 2024, the next election will likely be a big news topic. It could cause more market ups and downs than normal. In the past, elections made investors anxious. However, it is still difficult to forecast market returns based on elections. Our plan is to stay invested and diversified based on your goals, time horizon, risk profile, etc... And history as shown this to be the best strategy.
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In 2023, AI will transform and continue to impact many company procedures. Interest rates returned to normal, and the markets settled down after a rough 2022. However, the core strategies for growing and safeguarding wealth remain unchanged. In 2024, we will stick to a plan, diversify investments, and seek expert financial advice.
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Wishing you a prosperous and fulfilling year ahead.
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