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Last Week in Review – January 24, 2022

Last Week in Review – January 24, 2022

Last Week In ReviewLast week, rising interest rate fears and growth worries pushed the S&P 500 Index to its most significant decline over the holiday-shortened week in more than 14 months. (Markets were closed last Monday in observance of the Martin Luther King,...

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Last Week in Review – January 17, 2022

Last Week in Review – January 17, 2022

Last week the large-cap indexes recorded their second consecutive weekly loss to start the year—and the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite its third—as the unofficial start of earnings season began. Financials shares came under pressure on Friday as JPMorgan Chase and...

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Last Week in Review – January 7, 2022

Last Week in Review – January 7, 2022

Last week stocks backed away from record highs as longer-term bond yields increased. Expectations for higher interest rates took a particular toll on growth stocks and the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite—which suffered its most significant weekly decline in nearly a...

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Global Market Commentary December 2021

Global Market Commentary December 2021

Global equities gained 4.00% in December to finish up 18.54% for the year, their best annual gains since 2019 – notwithstanding the COVID-19 pandemic-induced global recession. The MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI), which comprises U.S., developed and emerging market...

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Global Market Commentary November 2021

Global Market Commentary November 2021

Global stocks hit an all-time high on November 16th only to sell off and finish the month down -2.41% amid fears about the new Covid omicron variant and further impediments to global supply chains. Despite that, the MSCI All-Country World Index is up 13.98%...

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Global Market Commentary October 2021

Global Market Commentary October 2021

Global Equities traded at all-time highs this month; the MSCI All-Country World Index gained 5.10% in October to bring returns to 16.79% so far in 2021. U.S. large-cap stocks drove returns as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 finished out October at all-time highs,...

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Global Market Commentary September 2021

Global Market Commentary September 2021

Global Equities fell -4.13% in September as rising rates, inflation fears and concerns about the Chinese property market shook investors. After a rough month, the MSCI All Country World Index (AWCI) slipped -1.05% during the quarter but remains up 11.12% YTD. In the...

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Global Market Commentary August 2021

Global Market Commentary August 2021

Global Equities gained 2.50% to finish August at their all-time high and to bring YTD returns to 15.91%. In the US, the S&P 500 Index notched its 53rd record close in August, clinching its highest number of records in a calendar year. The US Large Cap stock...

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Global Market Commentary June 2021

Global Market Commentary June 2021

Global equities rose 1.36% in June to bring Q2 and YTD returns to 7.39% and 12.30% respectively. The U.S. comprises more than 58% of the MSCI ACWI All Country World Index ( ACWI), and the S&P 500 finished the first half of the year by notching its 33nd record...

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