Monthly Archives: April 2015

Monthly Recap: April 2015

Global equity markets whipsawed back and forth in April before closing the month up 1.87%. In the United States, data revealed GDP grew at 0.2% in the first quarter, while inflation remained below the Federal Reserve’s 2% target for the 35th consecutive month. In conjunction with the slowdown, the DXY, which measures the US dollar …

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Newsletter: Volume 12, Issue 2, April 2015

Global Markets Endure A Volatile Quarter – Global equity benchmarks bounced between all-time highs and negative return territory in the 1Q15 while the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield settled 25 basis points lower, at 1.92%, after reaching a 2015 low of 1.68%. U.S. equities were flat amid disappointing economic data and concerns over poor corporate earnings …

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