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2020 1st Quarter Commentary

2020 1st Quarter Commentary

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During the quarter, the bull market that began in March 2009 abruptly came to an end. We are now in a bear market, which is typically defined ...

2019 4th Quarter Commentary

2019 4th Quarter Commentary

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During the quarter, equity markets broke out of recent trading ranges and climbed to new highs. The S&P 500 had its best year since 2013. The index jumped ...

2019 3rd Quarter Commentary

2019 3rd Quarter Commentary

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During the quarter, equity markets were volatile. The S&P 500 set a record high in July but retreated during August as the trade war with China escalated and many global bond markets signaled a looming recession. We saw a recovery in September as...

2019 2nd Quarter Commentary

2019 2nd Quarter Commentary

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During the quarter, equity markets experienced some volatility due to trade negotiations, but ultimately reached a new record high, and the S&P 500 posted its best first half in 20 years. The S&P 500 ended the...

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