2017 Q2 Market Update

State of the Markets The second quarter of 2017 saw significant gains in stock markets around the world. In the U.S., rising consumer sentiment, consistent job creation, and resurgence in corporate profits propelled the stock market higher despite the lack of significant improvement in other economic indicators. After years of relative underperformance, international and emerging markets have advanced significantly, driven by a combination of accelerating economic growth and rising corporate... Read More
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2017 Q2 Capital Markets Review

Each quarter we summarize market conditions and trends in our Quarterly Market Review. The review provides detailed information about global capital markets including a timeline of events over the previous quarter. It begins with a global overview, then features the returns of stock and bond asset classes in the US and international markets. Read More
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What I Learned from the Kentucky Derby

Always Dreaming No, this isn’t my second-grade teacher’s description of me on my report card, though it’s close. (She actually referred to me as “lazy” and “distracted.”) It’s the name of the thoroughbred that won the Kentucky Derby in early May. Although I didn’t attend the Derby itself, I was lucky enough to visit Churchill Downs, the home of the Kentucky Derby, last fall when I visited my niece, who attends the University of... Read More
at Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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2017 Q1 Market Update

State of the Markets The first quarter of 2017 saw a continuation of the momentum that drove equity market performance last year, leading to positive returns across all of our investable asset classes. The U.S. stock market delivered a 6% return for the quarter, but better results were achieved by non-U.S. stocks, with Emerging Markets advancing over 11% as of the end of March. The total returns for major asset classes are below. Recent headlines in the press have highlighted big... Read More
at Monday, April 10, 2017
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2017 Q1 Capital Markets Review

Each quarter we summarize market conditions and trends in our Quarterly Market Review. The review provides detailed information about global capital markets including a timeline of events over the previous quarter. It begins with a global overview, then features the returns of stock and bond asset classes in the US and international markets. Read More
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