The U.S. stock market was up 1.28% for the third quarter of 2019 and up 20.40% year to date.
Market volatility increased during the past quarter. August
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The U.S. stock market was up an astonishing 14.09% for the first quarter of 2019. The market recovered from the worst quarterly performance since 2011 with the
The U.S. stock market was down an astonishing -14.08% for the fourth quarter of 2018, and down -5.05 for the year. The fourth quarter was the worst quarter for
Before discussing the third quarter, I need to address the recent volatility in the market. The market has experienced significant volatility last week
The U.S. stock market got back on track in the second quarter, increasing 3.71% for the quarter, however returns for the major benchmarks varied considerably.
In last quarter’s commentary I indicated that volatility will return to the market and it did, with gusto. After a strong start volatility spiked in the first
The U.S. stock market finished 2017 very strong, up 6.46% in the fourth quarter and up an amazing 21.47% for the year. It was a truly a remarkable year for the
The U.S. stock market continued to perform well in the second quarter, up 3% for the quarter and up 9% year to date.
Strong earnings drove the market higher