Market Perspectives

August 10, 2020

Market Perspectives August 2020

Capital Markets

Initially propelled by an expectation smashing 4.8M June jobs gained report and sustained by the announcement of several promising phase III clinical trials for Covid-19 vaccines, equity markets continued their remarkably persistent rally in July.

July 8, 2020

Market Perspectives July 2020

Capital Markets

2Q 2020 felt like the longest, slowest three months for many, but in capital markets, everything moved at warp speed.  

June 10, 2020

Market Perspectives June 2020

Capital Markets

The “black swan event” for markets was turning off the U.S.

May 7, 2020

Market Perspectives – May 2020

Capital Markets

From February 19th to March 23rd, the S&P 500 fell 34% as the “Great Lockdown” wreaked economic havoc and sparked alarming Depression fears. 

April 7, 2020

Market Perspectives – April 2020

Capital Markets

The four most dangerous words in investing are said to be, “This time is different.”  Yet today, “unprecedented” is clearly more factual than hyperbole. 

March 10, 2020

Market Perspectives – March 2020

Capital Markets

After ending January with a minor 3% pullback upon the emergence of the coronavirus in China, the S&P 500 surged 5% to an all-time high of 3386 on February 19th, responding to better than expected corporate earnings and early signs of a global manufacturing recovery.

February 11, 2020

Market Perspectives – February 2020

Capital Markets

U.S equity markets began the new decade seamlessly from 2019. 

January 14, 2020

Market Perspectives – January 2020

Capital Markets

It scarcely seemed possible one year ago – shortly after the S&P 500 dropped 9% between the Fed’s last meeting of the year and Christmas Eve –

April 10, 2019

Market Perspectives – April 2019

Capital Markets

After a bruising fourth quarter 2018, we just witnessed the best Q1 since 1998 and the best quarterly S&P 500 return since 2009.

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