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March Monthly Economic Update

March Monthly Economic Update

  March 20      0 Comments

THE MONTH IN BRIEF You could say that Wall Street breathed a collective sigh of relief in February. Investors were encouraged by new developments in U.S.-China trade negotiations and by the minutes from the Federal Reserve’s most recent pol... Read More

February Monthly Update

February Monthly Update

  March 20      0 Comments

THE MONTH IN BRIEF During a month marked by political impasses in the United States and United Kingdom, equities performed well around most of the world. On Wall Street, the S&P 500 advanced 7.87% in January, with a new earnings season as w... Read More

January Monthly Update

January Monthly Update

  January 01      0 Comments

THE MONTH IN BRIEF December 2018 will be remembered for its volatility and its challenges. The S&P 500 flirted with bear market territory, dropping 10.16% for the month. Appetite for risk declined here and abroad in the face of tariffs,... Read More

December Monthly Update

December Monthly Update

  December 01      0 Comments

THE MONTH IN BRIEF For most of November, the stock market was plagued by the same skepticism evident in October: the sense that corporate profits were declining and economic growth was slowing. Then Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell th... Read More

November Monthly Update

November Monthly Update

  November 01      0 Comments

THE MONTH IN BRIEF October certainly lived up to its reputation for volatility. The S&P 500 suffered its second correction of the year as investors wondered if they were seeing early signs of the peak of the current business cycle, absorbing ... Read More

October Monthly Update

October Monthly Update

  October 01      0 Comments

THE MONTH IN BRIEF Wall Street maintained its optimism in September. While trade worries were top of mind for economists and investors overseas, bulls largely shrugged at the prospect of tariffs and the probability of another interest rate ... Read More

September Monthly Update

September Monthly Update

  September 01      0 Comments

THE MONTH IN BRIEF Wall Street had much to celebrate in August. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite both reached historic heights, with the Nasdaq crossing two 1,000-point milestones in a calendar year for the first time since 1999. The current ... Read More