Posts Tagged ‘asset class performance’

Markets in perspective: 2014 Market Recap

2014 Market Review

The surprise – and impact – of rising interest rates, falling oil prices and relative strength of the U.S. Dollar in 2014 were good reminders for investors that it can be very difficult to anticipate what is coming next for the markets and economy.

January 8, 2015 Categories: Economic Insights
November 2014

Markets in perspective: November in review

Developed market equities (Russell 3000® Index and Russell Developed ex-U.S. Large Cap Index) and U.S. fixed income (Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index) held up in November 2014 even as central banks in the U.S., Europe and China were making changes to their policies.

Dec 11, 2014 Categories: Economic Insights
October 2014 Markets in Perspective

Markets in perspective: October in review

October 2014 was a good reminder of the challenges of trying to perfectly anticipate market sell-offs and rebounds.

Nov 11, 2014 Categories: Portfolio Corner
markets in perspective September 2014

Markets in perspective: September in review

September was a tough market environment, with all major asset classes posting negative returns for the month. Considering the events of September and the third quarter overall, this is not that surprising.

Oct 9, 2014 Categories: Portfolio Corner
August 2014 Market Review

Markets in perspective: August in review

After the U.S. equity sell-off in July, asset classes ended August on a strong note – providing a good reminder of the challenges of precisely anticipating market declines and rebounds.

Sep 9, 2014 Categories: Portfolio Corner
Asset Class Dashboard July 2014

Asset Class Dashboard – July 2014: Putting the rocky end of July in perspective

The latest Asset Class Dashboard update highlights three key points that might be useful in your next client meeting.

Aug 14, 2014 Categories: Economic Insights
July 2014 Markets in Perspective

Markets in perspective: July in review – all about the last two days

Only a few major asset classes posted positive returns in July. Here’s how to put last month’s markets in perspective.

Aug 7, 2014 Categories: Portfolio Corner

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