Posts Tagged ‘asset class performance’

Markets in perspective: June 2014 – unassuming upward markets

June 2014 markets in perspective

June continued the trend of May’s relatively tame markets. No asset class posted a negative 12-month return, and many were meaningfully above their historical averages.

July 10, 2014 Categories: Portfolio Corner
May 2014 Markets in perspective

Markets in perspective: May in review

Low market volatility and positive returns across nearly all major asset classes in May 2014 can serve as a reminder that sometimes boring isn’t so bad after all.

Jun 10, 2014 Categories: Portfolio Corner
April Market Review

Markets in perspective: Four months of returns

Although market returns for the first four months of 2014 may not be scintillating, they’re solid with the appropriate perspective

May 9, 2014 Categories: Portfolio Corner
March 2014 Markets in Perspective

Markets in perspective: A choppy first quarter of the year

Market performance varied month to month in the first quarter of 2014, but for the most part, diversified and balanced portfolios were rewarded.

Apr 8, 2014 Categories: Portfolio Corner
Finance wordle

Markets in perspective: Strong returns across the board in February

Equity returns came back to their winning ways in February, compared to their performance just one month earlier. Historical equity-diversifying asset classes – bonds and real assets – also posted positive returns for the month. All of this likely helped many balanced investors make back some of their losses from January 2014.

Mar 13, 2014 Categories: Portfolio Corner
Asset Class Dashboard - January 2014

Asset Class Dashboard – January 2014: Trending toward typical

After the exceptional returns of 2013, the latest Asset Class Dashboard update shows returns moved back toward more typical ranges in January 2014.

Feb 13, 2014 Categories: Economic Insights
Asset Class Dashboard December 2013

Asset Class Dashboard – December 2013: Expect more typical results in 2014

2013 was a great year for stocks, particularly in the U.S. So now may a great time prepare for conversations with clients about the strong year and level-set expectations for 2014. The Asset Class Dashboard can help reinforce your message with clients.

Jan 10, 2014 Categories: Economic Insights

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