December 2019 Market Review

December 2019 Market Review -Darren Leavitt, CFA US equity markets continued their ascent in December in what was an impressive showing for the markets in 2019.  Trade policy negotiation between the US and China continued throughout the month with an initial agreement...

November 2019 Market Review

November 2019 Market Review -Darren Leavitt, CFA US equity markets crushed it in November with substantial gains across all the major indices.  Record highs were inked for the S&P 500, up 3.4%, the Dow, up 3.72%, and for the NASDAQ, which gained 4.5% over the...

October 2019 Market Review and Outlook

October 2019 Market Review -Darren Leavitt, CFA Global risk assets were in favor during the month of October.  In October, investors continued to be hopeful that a trade deal between the US and China could be forged and also optimistic that a no-deal Brexit could be...

Third Quarter Market Review and Outlook

Third Quarter Check-Up: Is the US Consumer Still Healthy? -David Young, CFA It may seem like a simple question with a simple answer, but there’s a lot more to it than you might think. Financial trade publications and cable television networks often discuss the...

September 2019 Market Review and Outlook

September 2019 Market Review -Darren Leavitt, CFA Equity markets around the globe bounced back from the sell-off we had in August.  Uncertainties around trade continued to be in focus for investors as the US and China countered each other’s policies.  The continuing...

August 2019 Market Review and Outlook

Market Recap August 2019 -Darren Leavitt, CFA Investors endured a volatile month in August that saw most developed and emerging equity markets decline. The S&P 500 lost -1.81% during the month, the Dow lost -1.72%, the NASDAQ shed -2.60%, and the Russell 2000 lost...