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Quarterly Economic Update First Quarter 2024

The first quarter of 2024 continued to reward investors who stayed the course and enjoyed strong returns in 2023 as the momentum of 2023’s year-end rally took another step forward. Both equity and bond markets performed well after the Federal Reserve confirmed that...

Quarterly Economic Update Fourth Quarter 2023

2023 is in the books and the last quarter left investors looking forward to a bright and happy new year. Historically, equities typically have advanced in the fourth quarter, and we can now add 2023 to that statistic. We entered the fourth quarter with strong...

Quarterly Economic Update | Second Quarter 2023

The second quarter of 2023 tested even the most seasoned of investors. It was a quarter that included the U.S. reaching a debt ceiling agreement, the Federal Reserve pausing their aggressive interest rate hikes, and bank failure fears starting to subside. During the...

Quarterly Economic Update First Quarter 2023

The first quarter of 2023 had investors sitting on the edge of their seats as the equity markets took them for a bumpy ride. In the end, the quarter did close on a good note, with U.S. stocks having a late quarter comeback following some positive news that the Federal...

Quarterly Economic Update Third Quarter 2021

Equity markets ended the third quarter with mixed results. The quarter started with strong earnings reports lifting many large U.S. stocks during the summer and ended with the Federal Reserve (Fed) striking a dovish tone, confirming its hesitance to tighten policy too...

Quarterly Economic Update | Second Quarter 2019

Key Points 1. Equity markets reached new highs again this quarter. 2. The bull market is now over 10 years old and is the longest on record. 3. The Fed changed its stance on raising interest rates and has indicated that a future move could be to lower rates. 4. Trade...