Following a tumultuous first half of 2022, our benchmark, the Russell 2000® Growth Index appreciated +0.24% in the third quarter. While the index was essentially flat for the quarter, it doesn’t even begin to tell the whole story. Optimism prevailed in the first half of the quarter and the Russell 2000 Growth appreciated +20.21%, making […]
The Hood River Small-Cap Growth Fund (HRSMX) was voted the number one Small-Cap Growth Fund in the category by U.S. News & World Report.
It’s difficult to overstate the challenges the markets have faced thus far in 2022. Concerns over inflation, a slowing/stalling economy, and the Fed’s rate hike cycle have persisted for some time now but came to a head in the second quarter, particularly in the final month of the quarter. Not only did the June selloff […]
(6/23/2022) Brian Smoluch and David Swank are interviewed by Barron’s and discuss opportunities in small-cap stocks.
(4/6/2022) Brian Smoluch, principal and portfolio manager, talks about the markets and the economy in 2022 on Bloomberg Radio.
The volatility across equity markets seen in late 2021 continued into the first quarter of 2022, which had a rocky start. Concerns over Covid’s impact on the economy ebbed throughout the quarter but were quickly replaced by persistent and rising inflation, a Fed rate hike cycle, continued supply chain issues, and most recently the war […]