The stock market teetered in the fourth quarter as sentiment overshadowed economic fundamentals and drove mark indices sharply lower. During...Read More
Treasury yields navigated a wide range during the quarter as the market’s view on Federal Reserve (Fed) monetary policy...Read More
The stock market reached all-time highs during the third quarter as we marked the 10-year anniversary of the Lehman Brothers...Read More
Treasury yields continued to move higher during the third quarter. The 2-year Treasury yield rose 29 basis points (bps)...Read More
Volatility continued in the second quarter with both stocks and bonds experiencing large swings as investors reacted to shifting interest...Read More
Treasury yields moved higher during the quarter but closed well below their mid-May highs as concerns over escalating trade...Read More
After near perfection in 2017, the equity markets assumed a more typical behavior in the first quarter of 2018 as...Read More
Investors began the first quarter with high expectations that tax reform’s fiscal stimulus would boost economic growth, largely offsetting...Read More
The fourth quarter capped a perfect year for stock investors as the S&P 500® Index delivered positive returns every month...Read More
The fourth quarter bond market was mostly defined by a significant change in the shape and slope of the...Read More
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