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Market Currents – 3/11/21

Market Currents – 3/11/21

Rally Resumes. Despite a rise in late-month volatility driven largely by a move higher in US interest rates, equity markets saw a reasonably strong month in February.  The S&P 500 gained 2.8% for...

David versus Goliath

David versus Goliath

The remarkable price rise of videogame retailer GameStop’s shares dominated business conversation this week.  In the simplest telling of events, an army of retail investors from the Reddit community...

Market Currents – 1/25/21

Market Currents – 1/25/21

Market Currents   A Surprisingly Good Year. Defying expectations, 2020 turned out to be a rewarding year for equity markets and most other financial assets.  Significant monetary and fiscal...

Giving Thanks and Feeling Hope

Giving Thanks and Feeling Hope

We write you on the eve of a Thanksgiving that will be a different one from usual for countless of us.  As you know well, we all have been set upon by a global pandemic for almost the entire...

Market Currents- 11/13/2020

Market Currents- 11/13/2020

Market Currents   October’s Volatility. The stock market hit a speed bump in October, as investors reacted to a global resurgence of the coronavirus, concerns over the possibility of additional...

Market Currents- 10/13/2020

Market Currents- 10/13/2020

Market Currents   Strong End to Quarter. Despite a pickup in volatility and negative results in September, a strong July, and the best August performance in over three decades helped push most...

Market Currents- 09/11/2020

Market Currents- 09/11/2020

Market Currents   End of Q3. Despite a pickup in volatility and negative results in September, a strong July, and the best August performance in over three decades helped push most indices into...

Market Currents- 8/18/2020

Market Currents- 8/18/2020

Market Currents   Back in the Green. The S&P 500 benchmark erased its loss for the year as the market continued its grinding move higher.  July provided further evidence that economic...

Market Currents- 7/13/2020

Market Currents- 7/13/2020

Market Currents   In a dramatic reversal, the rocky start to the year was followed by an impressive rally in the second quarter that was among the best in decades.  Across the board, risk...