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Commentary

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Jun

Market commentary, Q2 2021

Presented by Bruce Hosler 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 percent in June and 8.55 percent

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31
Mar

Market commentary, Q1 2021

Presented by Bruce Hosler Market highlights 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 gains for the

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31
Dec

Market commentary, Q4 2020

Presented by Bruce Hosler Market highlights 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 December Caps Off

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30
Sep

Market commentary, Q3 2020

Presented by Bruce Hosler Market highlights 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 September before partially

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30
Jun

Market commentary, Q2 2020

Presented by Bruce Hosler Market highlights 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 was a positive

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