“A Trend is a trend. But the question is, will it bend? Will it alter its course through some unforeseen force and come to a premature end?” -Alexander Cairncross[1]

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Posted on January 7th, 2022

2021 Post Covid Trend Continues: Inflation, Blistering Stock Prices, Bonds Hurt As is usually the case, the headlines of a year that are memorable are […]

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October 2021 Market Review

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Posted on November 15th, 2021

After September’s retreat, stocks surged in October as the S&P 500 recorded its best month of the year as corporate earnings showed strength and congressional […]

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Third Quarter Market Review

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Posted on October 12th, 2021

Broad markets have enjoyed a buoyant 2021, with bonds being the only major segment of the market to show a loss. The buoyancy, however, did […]

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August Market Recap

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Posted on September 7th, 2021

Equity markets worldwide continued their positive momentum as reopening continues, with a number of developed markets further lifting restrictions in the face of continued concerns […]

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July 2021 Market Recap

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Posted on August 5th, 2021

The continuation of the re-opening of the U.S. continues to show the health of the U.S. economy even while dealing with various supply chain issues.   […]

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May 2021 Market Recap

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Posted on June 8th, 2021

General market trends continued to hold in May as data pointed to a strong economy, with the US Purchasing Managers’ Indices for both manufacturing and […]

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April 2021 Market Recap

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Posted on May 6th, 2021

April continued the streak of strong performance across most asset classes, with the S&P 500 clocking in at an 11.3% gain for the year.  While […]

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March 2021 Market Recap

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Posted on April 5th, 2021

The gradual economic growth discussed last month showed signs of accelerating in March.  Employers hired more, with January and February’s employment gains of +545k being […]

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February 2021 Market Recap: Continuing Trends

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Posted on March 2nd, 2021

February was a quiet month in the markets, continuing trends that have been in place since December.  Economic expansion seems to be continuing, with positive […]

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January 2021 Market Recap: Predictability!

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Posted on February 2nd, 2021

Frankly, not much happened in the markets last month.  With a new President and Congress shifting power, it’s an odd time for nothing major to […]

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