Category: Market Updates

2020 Q4 Market Update

State of the Markets In the final quarter of 2020, markets continued to process economic, health, and political information through a very optimistic lens, resulting in strong returns across all asset classes for the quarter and relatively good numbers for the year.  As of December 31, the global stock market (MSCI ACWI IMI) was up 15.7% for the quarter, resulting in a YTD return of 16.3%. The U.S. stock market (Russell 3000) had a positive performance of 14.7% for the quarter,... Read More
at Thursday, January 21, 2021
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2020 Q3 Capital Market 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 U.S. and international markets. Read More
at Monday, October 26, 2020
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2020 Q3 Market Update

State of the Markets In the third quarter of 2020, stock markets continued trending upward from the March lows, resulting in positive performance across all major asset classes. As of September 30, the global stock market (MSCI ACWI IMI) was up 8.1% for the quarter, resulting in a YTD increase of 0.5%. The U.S. stock market (Russell 3000) had positive performance of 9.1% for the quarter, resulting in a YTD gain of 5.4%. International developed markets (MSCI World ex USA IMI) rose 5.6% for... Read More
at Monday, October 26, 2020
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2020 Q2 Capital Market 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 U.S. and international markets. Read More
at Monday, August 3, 2020
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2020 Q2 Market Update

We are approaching six months of navigating through this COVID-19 pandemic, and we hope you and your family are safe and well. Our office is open, and everyone is healthy. We are being cautious and abiding by all the protocols needed to ensure that Century Wealth Management is safe while fully operational and available to serve our clients through these difficult times. State of the Markets The second quarter saw a significant rebound in stock markets around the world resulting in... Read More
at Friday, July 24, 2020
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