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Sep

Financial Market Quarterly Commentary | September 2022

  September Sell-off Caps Challenging Quarter Presented by Bruce Hosler Equity markets saw widespread declines in September, wiping out gains from earlier in the quarter and bringing the major indices to their lowest closing levels for the year. The S&P 500 fell 9.21 percent during the month, which caused the index to lose 4.88 percent during the quarter. The Dow

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6
Jun

Financial Market Quarterly Commentary | June 2022

Presented by Bruce Hosler Financial Market Quarterly Highlights, Q2 2022 With continued inflation and fear of a potential recession, the financial market is greatly disturbed. What are the latest market news and main stock market highlights? Keep reading this market commentary for stock market predictions, investment advice and projections. June Selloff Adds to Challenging Quarter for Markets Equity markets experienced

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31
Mar

Financial Market Quarterly Commentary | March 2022

Presented by Bruce Hosler Financial Market Quarterly Highlights, Q1 2022 Despite mixed first -quarter results, markets partially bounced back in March. Medical risks related to Covid-19 fell substantially throughout the quarter. The Russian invasion of Ukraine and the Fed’s monetary tightening policies impacted markets. Positive March wraps shaky quarter Equity markets partially bounced back in March. The S&P 500, Dow

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31
Dec

Financial Market Quarterly Commentary | December 2021

Presented by Bruce Hosler Financial Market Quarterly Highlights, Q4 2021 Solid December Caps Off a Strong Year for Markets Markets rallied to finish out 2021, with all three major U.S. indices notching gains for the month, quarter, and year. The S&P 500 gained 4.48 percent in December, 11.03 percent for the quarter, and 28.71 percent for the year. The Dow

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30
Sep

Financial Market Quarterly Commentary | September 2021

Presented by Bruce Hosler Financial Market Quarterly Highlights, Q3 2021 Domestic and international markets fell sharply in September, which weighed on quarterly returns. The economic recovery appeared to slow due to continued medical concerns and falling consumer confidence. Political risks at home and abroad led to uncertainty as we start the fourth quarter. Rocky September Leads to Mixed Quarter Markets

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30
Jun

Financial Market Quarterly Commentary | June 2021

Presented by Bruce Hosler Financial Market Quarterly Highlights,  Q2 2021 Positive June Caps Off Strong Quarter for Markets Equity markets rallied in June, which capped off a positive month and quarter for all three major U.S. indices. Both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite hit record highs in June before pulling back slightly toward month-end. The S&P 500 gained 2.33

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31
Mar

Financial Market Quarterly Commentary | March 2021

Presented by Bruce Hosler Financial Market Quarterly Highlights, Q1 2021 Despite volatility, domestic and international equity markets finished the quarter with positive results. Rising interest rates, fueled by inflation and growth expectations, were a headwind for fixed income markets. The economic recovery continued, with strong jobs data and rising consumer confidence. Solid Month Caps Positive Quarter U.S. stock markets saw

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31
Dec

Financial Market Quarterly Commentary | December 2020

Presented by Bruce Hosler Financial Market Quarterly Highlights, Q4 2020 Domestic and international markets finished the month, quarter, and year with positive results. The start of the public vaccination process was a positive development for the coronavirus crisis. Economic data was mixed heading into year-end, but the stimulus bill and public health progress should help support growth moving forward. Strong

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30
Sep

Financial Market Quarterly Commentary | September 2020

Presented by Bruce Hosler Financial Market Quarterly Highlights, Q3 2020 Markets dropped in September, but they showed solid gains for the quarter. Coronavirus cases increased in September–a sign that risks may rise heading into the fall. Economic data released in September pointed to a slowdown, but continued moderate growth remains likely. Positive Quarter, Despite Rough September Markets dropped early in

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30
Jun

Financial Market Quarterly Commentary | June 2020

Presented by Bruce Hosler Financial Market Quarterly Highlights, Q2 2020 June was a positive month for global equity markets, contributing to strong quarterly gains. The economy continued to reopen, with confidence figures and consumer spending rebounding strongly. Localized virus outbreaks mean the risks to the recovery and market rally are still out there. Positive June Caps Off Strong Quarter June

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