2020 Outlook: A Marshmallow World

About: S&P 500 Index (SP500), Includes: BKLN, CWB, DIA, EDV, GLD, HYG, IEF, IVV, JNK, LQD, PHYS, PSLV, QQQ, SLV, SPY, TLT, VOO
by: Eric Parnell, CFA
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Eric Parnell, CFA
Registered investment advisor, CFA, portfolio strategy, macro

It’s a marshmallow world for capital markets as we enter 2020, as asset class gains were almost universal this year.

The outlook for stocks, bonds, and commodities in the coming year.

Tthe potential still exists for solid returns across a number of key and uncorrelated asset classes.

“It's a marshmallow world in the winterWhen the snow comes to cover the groundIt's time for play, it's a whipped cream dayI wait for it the whole year round”

--A Marshmallow World, Bing Crosby (Carl