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Friday, March 20, 2020

Markets were down again this week by 15% to extend the year-to-date losses to -28.7%. Many stores have shut down and employees are being sent home. Cases of coronavirus continue to rise as the effects of social distancing wont been...

 

Friday, March 13, 2020

What a week! All major stock indexes fell into a bear market as economic concerns over COVID-19 continued to spread. Due to the highly contagious nature of the virus, we’ve see many cancellations of major sporting events,...

 

Friday, March 6, 2020

Stocks managed to squeak out a gain this week, the S&P 500 index closed up 0.6%. Fears over Coronavirus continued to drive headlines. Treasuries rallied this week as investors continue to flow to safe assets. The 10-year Treasury yield...

 

Friday, February 28, 2020

In a wild week for stocks, the S&P 500 Index ended down 11.5% for the week. Fears of a global stall caused by the spreading Coronavirus drove stocks down the entire week. The 10-year Treasury yield set a record low and ended the week...

 

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

In the fourth quarter, stocks added to an already stellar year. US stocks were up 9.1% for the quarter with Technology and Health Care leading the way, each sector was up over 14%. The forward P/E ratio on the S&P 500 Index was 18.2x...

 

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Monday, September 30, 2019

Market Summary US stocks were able to weather fears of an economic slowdown and the continued trade war with China to end the quarter with a 0.8% gain on the Wilshire 5000 Index. During the quarter, the Federal Reserve cut its lending...

 

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Second Quarter Market Summary A solid second quarter for both equities and fixed income have helped create excellent year-to-date numbers. Although economic growth appears to be slowing, the global economy is still growing. Despite...

 

Sunday, March 31, 2019

“Inversion of the Yield Curve” 1st Quarter Commentary – March 2019 First Quarter Market Summary What a difference from the fourth quarter! Nearly the entire 14.3% decline the market experienced in the fourth quarter...