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2017 Q3 Market Review: Markets Continue to Rise Despite Geopolitical Turmoil and Natural Disasters

This is our review of the markets for third quarter and year-to-date 2017. Long term readers know that we do not believe in making forecasts, instead commenting on cross currents influencing the markets. As usual, our goal is to look at recent market results, put them in perspective,… Read More »2017 Q3 Market Review: Markets Continue to Rise Despite Geopolitical Turmoil and Natural Disasters

2014 Q1 Market Review: The Bull Holds up against a Russian Bear, Emerging Market Anxieties, and a Blustery Winter

This month we take our regular quarterly temperature of the markets. We look at recent market results with the goal of putting them in some perspective, and to see how that experience should set our expectations going forward. This market review post discusses the following topics: Emerging Markets… Read More »2014 Q1 Market Review: The Bull Holds up against a Russian Bear, Emerging Market Anxieties, and a Blustery Winter

2013 Markets Review

What a difference a year makes! Early in 2013, things were incredibly unsettled: markets continued to teeter based on the most recent news from Europe, we had just “gone over the fiscal cliff,” we all wondered what the impact of the sequester would be, Congress was always divided… Read More »2013 Markets Review