Market Commentary

Quarterly Market Commentary – Q1 2020
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U.S. Stocks: The U.S. stock market entered a bear market on February 14th. The S&P 500 Index declined 19.6% in Q1 due to a combination of negative catalysts, most of them stemming from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In times of...
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history of bear markets
coronavirus market impact
Quarterly Market Commentary – Q4 2019
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U.S. Stocks: The U.S. stock market continued to set new records, as the S&P 500 Index increased 9.1% in Q4 (+ 31.5% FY 2019). Information Technology continued to be the strongest performing sector, increasing 14.39% in Q4 (+ 50.28% FY...
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Quarterly Market Commentary – Q3 2019
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U.S. Stocks: The U.S stock market continued to set new records, as the S&P 500 Index increased 1.7% in Q3 (+ 20.6% YTD). The Information Technology sector (up 31.4% YTD) remains the best performer so far this year, but Q3...
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Quarterly Market Commentary – Q2 2019
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U.S. Stocks: After impressive gains in the first quarter (Q1), the U.S. stock market continued to rally in the second quarter (Q2). U.S. stocks notched the strongest first half of a year since 1997, increasing 17.35% as measured by the...
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The 1% Market Move: 01/18/2019
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The Bottom Line S&P 500 up +1.32% Stoxx Europe 600 up +1.80% Shanghai Composite Index up +1.42% So What Happened? The S&P 500 registered its second +1% move of the week, closing up 1.32%, while broader Europe and Asia ended...
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