Markets dislike uncertainty, and today’s economic environment has bred enough uncertainty that our markets continue to be volatile on a daily basis. This reminds us of something called the Johari Window.
The Johari Window is a model that was developed in 1955 by two American psychologists to help people better understand their relationship with themselves and others. The three elements of the model are: known knowns, known unknowns, and unknown unknowns along with the fourth panel of unknown knowns. There is much relevance to this model with regard to understanding the current state of capital markets.
In this month’s issue of Market Pulse, we dive into how this model reflects the current capital market environment, and why we believe the volatility we see in the markets today will continue.
Michael Zaremsky is the Head of U.S. Private Banking at Valley Bank.
You can reach him at 212-407-4372 or by email at email@example.com
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