Weekly Market Commentary

  • September 12, 2016 - Market Commentary

    For the week, the S&P 500 fell 0.65%, and the broad-based Russell 3000 Index declined 0.42%. International markets also came in flat for the week, with the MSCI ACWI ex-U.S. international index down 1.70%.Yield on the 10-year U.S.Treasury bond remained flat, ending the week at 2.41%.Yield on the 10-year Treasury peaked on Friday, June 5, [...]

  • September 12, 2016 - Market Update

    Last week, the S&P 500 eked out a positive return, rising 0.1%. Economic data pushed markets higher, while concerns over Greek bailout negotiations and a negative vote in Congress on trade legislation slowed the rally. Small cap stocks also rose 0.1%. International markets were the clear winners, rising 0.9% on strength in developed marke [...]

  • September 12, 2016 - Market Update

    Global equity markets finished mixed for the week as hopes for a Greece deal and global valuations continued to be front and center for investors. The Russell 3000, a measure for the U.S. equity markets, finished down -0.4% with U.S. large caps outperforming small caps. International markets were modestly higher with the MSCI ACWI ex-U.S. [...]

  • September 12, 2016 - The 2015 HalfTime Report

    A foreboding presence of consensual uncertainty has plagued performance across both fixed income and equity markets. As it may be analyzed, these returns are a product of specified exaggerations in the short term sentiment of investors rather than the long term fundamentals of the global economy. [...]

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