March Market Overview

April 14, 2021

Mark Cortazzo, CFP®, CIMA® | Christopher Moffett, CFA

Equity markets continued their upward trajectory in March, with many major indexes up several percentage points as investors anticipate solid growth prospects and a strong economic outlook. Indeed, there are many...

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Mark Cortazzo Recognized as One of America’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors by Barron’s for the 11th Time

March 23, 2021

MACRO Consulting Group

MACRO Consulting Group is honored to announce that Senior Partner Mark Cortazzo, CFP®, CIMA®, has been named to the Barron’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors list for the 11th time in his career.

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MACRO Consulting Group’s Mark Cortazzo and Nick Spagnoletti Jr. Named 2021 Leaders in Finance by NJBIZ

March 12, 2021

MACRO Consulting Group

MACRO Consulting Group is pleased to announce the selection of Mark Cortazzo, CFP®, CIMA®, and Nick Spagnoletti Jr., CFP®, as honorees for NJBIZ’s inaugural 2021 Leaders in Finance awards program. Replacing the...

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February Market Overview

March 11, 2021

Mark Cortazzo, CFP®, CIMA® | Christopher Moffett, CFA

Equity markets were broadly higher in February, though returns varied considerably across investment styles: Investors clamored for companies poised to benefit most from rebounding economic growth, which benefitted Value and Small Caps, while the appeal of Growth and Large Caps lost some luster.

Mark Cortazzo Earns Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisor Distinction for Fourth Year

February 17, 2021

MACRO Consulting Group

MACRO Consulting Group is proud to announce that Senior Partner Mark Cortazzo, CFP®, CIMA®, has been named a Best-In-State Wealth Advisor by Forbes, marking his fourth consecutive year on the esteemed...

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January Market Overview

February 10, 2021

Mark Cortazzo, CFP®, CIMA® | Christopher Moffett, CFA

We kicked off January with early gains in stocks, but volatility in the final week resulted in most indexes closing modestly down for the month (most Large Cap indexes declined by 1% or less). Small Caps, however, stood out yet again with gains ...

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December Market Overview

January 15, 2021

Mark Cortazzo, CFP®, CIMA® | Christopher Moffett, CFA

December closed out a year we’d all like to forget; although with a continued rally in stocks, most major indexes were positive for the year. We believe that rally was driven largely by continued optimism around prospects for an economic...

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MACRO Advisors Recognized as 2021 Five Star Wealth Managers as Seen in New Jersey Monthly

January 11, 2021

MACRO Consulting Group

MACRO Consulting Group is delighted to announce that four of our distinguished advisors have been named to the 2021 Five Star Wealth Managers list, as seen in New Jersey Monthly magazine: 10-year winners Mark Cortazzo,...

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November Market Overview

December 8, 2020

Mark Cortazzo, CFP®, CIMA® | Christopher Moffett, CFA

November proved a remarkable month for equity investors, as most major indexes produced double-digit returns for the month! The robust returns drove many indexes into positive territory...

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October Market Overview

November 12, 2020

Mark Cortazzo, CFP®, CIMA® | Christopher Moffett, CFA

October was an eventful month with many dynamics influencing the markets, some positively and some negatively. By the end of the month, most U.S. and global indexes had declined, many by several percentage...