Elevated Inflation Rates Impact Consumer...

Elevated Inflation Rates Impact Consumer Spending

Small Cap Quality Value Review of the Third Quarter of 2023 | KayneCast 233

October 17, 2023

“While improved, inflation remains elevated impacting consumer spending, the key driver of the U.S. economy, and businesses struggling to offset input costs’ increases with higher prices.”

Each quarter, Julie Kutasov, Portfolio Manager and Senior Research Analyst provides an update on the performance of the Small Cap Quality Value strategy and shares her market outlook.  Listen to her most recent episode where Julie recaps market activity during Q3 2023, focusing on these areas:

  • How small cap quality value stocks fared over the quarter given the pullback in the market
  • Primary contributors and detractors to small cap quality value performance
  • Key economic concerns and portfolio positioning

For more insights, read our Q3 2023 Commentary or subscribe to Kaynecast where we provide the latest updates from the KAR Investment Team on our investment strategies.

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This information is being provided by Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management, LLC (“KAR”) for illustrative purposes only. Information contained in this material is not intended by KAR to be interpreted as investment advice, a recommendation or solicitation to purchase securities, or a recommendation of a particular course of action and has not been updated since the date of the material, and KAR does not undertake to update the information presented should it change. This information is based on KAR’s opinions at the time of the recording of this material and are subject to change based on market activity. There is no guarantee that any forecasts made will come to pass. KAR makes no warranty as to the accuracy or reliability of the information contained herein. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

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