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Mixed Equity Performance for the Markets The first month of 2021 ended with an audible thud. The S&P 500 finished 1% lower after rising for most of the month only to stumble 4% in the last three days of January. Trends that began during the recovery rally of 2020 persisted
Market Review In the final quarter of 2020, U.S. equities continued to post gains for the third consecutive quarter, with positive Covid-19 vaccine news and the U.S. election result aiding recovery in the more cyclical segments of the market. The S&P 500 returned 18.4% for the year, and 12.2% in
Market Review Following a wild first half of 2020, the third quarter brought continued recovery with most major indexes posting gains. The S&P 500 rose 8.9% for the quarter, marking its best third-quarter performance in a decade and bringing its year-to-date performance into positive territory with a 5.6% return. In
Market Review A risk-on sentiment returned to the U.S. equity market in Q2 with the S&P 500 posting a 20.54% return, its largest quarterly gain in more than twenty years. Aggressive stimulus, optimism about COVID-19 treatments and vaccine progress, and a faster-than-expected bottom then rebound in some economic data all
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