Second Quarter 2020: Federal Intervention Masks Underlying Economic Uncertainty Rising Covid-19 cases, mass unemployment, and stop-start reopenings have hurled uncertainty at the markets and yet, the S&P is down only 3% for the year-to-date ended June 30th. The second quarter rally, with the S&P rebounding 20%, has notably amplified one familiar market trend of the … Continue reading Second Quarter 2020 Market Snapshot
Sellwood’s May 2020 Market Snapshot is available for download.
Sellwood’s April 2020 Market Snapshot is available for download.
First Quarter 2020: The End of the Bull Market The longest bull market in U.S. history peaked in February before swiftly falling into bear market territory, as COVID-19’s impact, along with an oil price war, were felt across the globe. In what is never a good sign of the times, market observers were forced to … Continue reading First Quarter 2020 Market Snapshot
Sellwood’s February 2020 Market Snapshot is available for download.
Sellwood’s January 2020 Market Snapshot is available for download.
Fourth Quarter 2019: The Year Everything Worked What a difference a year makes. After 2018 ended with stocks in free fall, markets rebounded sharply in 2019, with broad market indices pushing new highs daily during the fourth quarter. Last year’s worries — trade, global growth, and tightening monetary policy — have each abated. First to … Continue reading Fourth Quarter 2019 Market Snapshot
Sellwood’s November 2019 Market Snapshot is available for download.
Sellwood’s October 2019 Market Snapshot is available for download.
Third Quarter 2019: Inversion U.S. stocks eked out a gain in the third quarter of 2019 despite the yield curve inverting for the first time in more than a decade and continuing trade war tensions with China. After the almost 2% rise in the S&P 500 Index during the quarter, the index is up more … Continue reading Third Quarter 2019 Market Snapshot