Monday, April 25, 2022
Fear of inflation loomed over the market from the outset of the first quarter, only to be joined by a new risk in February—fallout from the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Military conflict inserts a new set of risks into the global market, just as investors were anticipating an economic rebound from the easing of COVID restrictions. Given the risks we have discussed and the market’s rocky start to the year, a fair question to ask is, “How do income stocks perform in down markets?”
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Gregory Powell, PhD, oversees the Portfolio Management Team. Greg is the designated lead or co-lead Portfolio Manager on the firm’s core strategies. In addition, he holds a position on Miller/Howard’s Executive Committee. Greg joined Miller/Howard in 2017 and served as a portfolio manager and Deputy Chief Investment Officer. He was promoted to CIO in 2020, after the retirement of founder Lowell Miller. Prior to joining MHI, Greg had a distinguished 19-year career as a portfolio manager and director of research at AllianceBernstein. At AB, he managed a team of 12 analysts and a suite of products with $11 billion in AUM. He also served as head of fundamental value research there, redesigning the analyst role with an emphasis on investment success and training analysts in all aspects of the position. He holds a BA in Economics/Mathematics from the University of California Santa Barbara, and a PhD and MA in Economics from Northwestern University.