Market Commentary

Market Arm Wrestling

At market highs and deep into multi-year economic recoveries, a wrestling match often ensues as the market begins to contemplate its next chapter. Add...
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Playing Defense

With summer vacation season coming to a close, the stock market back within striking distance of its highs after a bout of volatility early in the yea...
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Quarterly Insights: July 2018

Several of the themes discussed in our previous quarterly review remain relevant. While 2017 produced a very strong, and calm, domestic stock market, ...
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The Great Unwind

Flash back ten years ago to late 2007 and early 2008. George W. Bush was serving his second term as President. Crocs were in style. The new Apple iPho...
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Market Outlook: Volatility Returns

The market outlook published in the June 2017 edition of this newsletter examined the relative calmness and lack of volatility, or dispersion of retur...
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Market Outlook

As investors entering 2018, we are experiencing a nine-year-old bull market in domestic equities, with many of the major technology companies leading ...
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Market Outlook

As the saying goes, "happiness is a function of reality exceeding expectations.” In other words, we are happiest when outcomes turn out better than we...
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Market Outlook

The stock market, as measured by the S&P 500 Index (a broad stock market proxy), has tripled in price since the depths of the financial crisis in Marc...
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Market Commentary

Equity Market Outlook

As measured by the S&P 500 Index, the stock market has risen 10.6% since the U.S. Presidential election on November 8, 2016, including a 5.8% increase...
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Market Outlook

During the 1988 World Series, legendary Los Angeles Dodgers’ announcer, Vin Scully, spoke these now famous words: “In a year that has been so improbab...
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