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Second Quarter 2021 Market Snapshot

Second Quarter 2021: Inflation, So Hot Right Now The word of the quarter was “transitory” as investors tried to decipher the root cause behind the highest inflation readings in decades. Despite some dire predictions about the return of stagflation and a 5.0% annualized inflation increase in May, the verdict of the market suggested that inflation … Continue reading Second Quarter 2021 Market Snapshot


First Quarter 2021 Market Snapshot

First Quarter 2021: Does the Game Have to Stop? A bland return of 1.4% for a global 60/40 portfolio hid significant churn beneath the surface in the first quarter. Investors turned their attention from work-from-home companies that had soared in 2020 and rotated to shares of companies ready for the re-opening economy. Value-oriented, small-cap, and … Continue reading First Quarter 2021 Market Snapshot


Third Quarter 2020 Market Snapshot

Third Quarter 2020: Tech Bubble 2.0? Investors rode a $20-trillion global stimulus tsunami to fresh highs over the summer before renewed concerns put a pause on the rally in September. July and August were a continuation of the rebound from the market bottom in late March, with risk assets, particularly technology-oriented shares, reflating amid better … Continue reading Third Quarter 2020 Market Snapshot