MARKET UPDATE: FIRST QUARTER 2020

MARKET UPDATE: FIRST QUARTER 2020

MARKET UPDATE: FIRST QUARTER 2020 In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress passed the CORONAVIRUS AID, RELIEF AND ECONOMIC SECURITY ACT (CARES Act) on March 27, 2020.  The bill provides financial aid for individuals and companies.  The CARES Act also has...
MARKET UPDATE: FIRST QUARTER 2020

MARKET UPDATE: FOURTH QUARTER 2019

MARKET UPDATE: FOURTH QUARTER 2019 The year 2019 began with a strong rally in the stock market and ended in the same impressive manner.  Gains were realized across the board as all major asset classes fully participated in this rally making it one of the best years in...
MARKET UPDATE: FOURTH QUARTER 2017

MARKET UPDATE: FOURTH QUARTER 2017

MARKET UPDATE: FOURTH QUARTER 2017 The fourth quarter was another celebration for bulls in a year to be remembered for strong returns and an extraordinary lack of market volatility. Although news on health care, tax reforms, political uncertainty and elevated market...
MARKET UPDATE: FOURTH QUARTER 2017

MARKET UPDATE: THIRD QUARTER 2017

MARKET UPDATE: THIRD QUARTER 2017 This was another in a string of profitable quarters for investors. It marks the eighth consecutive quarter of positive returns in the U.S. stock market. Not only were stocks higher in the third quarter, but every major asset class...
MARKET UPDATE: FOURTH QUARTER 2017

MARKET UPDATE: SECOND QUARTER 2017

MARKET UPDATE: SECOND QUARTER 2017 The first quarter set the tone for the market; the second quarter continued the momentum. The S&P 500 posted its strongest first half of the year since 2013, boosted by solid corporate earnings and investors’ expectations for...