First Quarter 2018 Market Review

4.10.18 | Investments

First Quarter 2018 Market Review The attached report features world capital market performance and a timeline of events for the past quarter. It begins with a global overview, then features the returns of...

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Recent Market Volatility

2.14.18 | Investments

Recent Market Volatility February 2018 After a period of relative calm in the markets, in recent days the increase in volatility in the stock market has resulted in renewed anxiety for many investors....

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Year-End 2017 Market Review

1.11.18 | Investments

The attached report features world capital market performance for the past year. It begins with a global overview, then features the returns of stock and bond asset classes in the US and international...

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To Bit or Not to Bit: What Should Investors Make of Bitcoin Mania?

12.15.17 | Investments

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are receiving intense media coverage, prompting many investors to wonder whether these new types of electronic money deserve a place in their portfolios. Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin emerged only...

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Third Quarter 2017 Market Review

10.16.17 | Investments

Third Quarter 2017 Market Review The attached report features world capital market performance and a timeline of events for the past quarter. It begins with a global overview, then features the returns of...

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World of Opportunities

8.14.17 | Investments

When you hear the financial media, friends, family, and co-workers refer to the market, what comes to mind? Chances are they are referring to the S&P 500 or the Dow Jones 30. However,...

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Second Quarter 2017 Market Review

7.14.17 | Investments

Second Quarter 2017 Market Review The attached report features world capital market performance and a timeline of events for the past quarter. It begins with a global overview, then features the returns of...

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Investing for the Long-Term

7.14.17 | Investments

Worried the current U.S. stock market run won’t last? The following chart of the S&P 500 by First Trust illustrates the value of investing for the long-term and staying the course in a...

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When Rates Go Up, Do Stocks Go Down?

6.12.17 | Investments

Should stock investors worry about changes in interest rates? Research shows that, like stock prices, changes in interest rates and bond prices are largely unpredictable. It follows that an investment strategy based upon...

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First Quarter 2017 Market Review

4.13.17 | Investments

First Quarter 2017 Market Review The attached report features world capital market performance and a timeline of events for the past quarter. It begins with a global overview, then features the returns of...

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