Market Recap & Box Score

Our regular summary of the capital markets. Check back each month for new updates.

Monthly Recap: Monthly Market Review, June 2014

Market Review In conjunction with an improving job and real estate market, U.S. equity markets continued to trend upward. Specifically, the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ Composite index closed the quarter up 4.7% and 5.0% respectively. This represents the sixth straight quarter of gains, a 14-year record. At the latest FOMC meeting, the Fed reassured …

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Monthly Recap: Monthly Market Review, May 2014

Market Review U.S. equity markets continued to progress in the month of May with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) reaching all-time highs.  The S&P 500 and the DJIA closed the month at 1,923 and 16,717 respectively. After falling to start the year, the S&P 500 has climbed 7.9% since the …

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Monthly Recap: Monthly Market Review, April 2014

Market Review Stock markets continue to be in a holding pattern as the MSCI All Country World Index was essentially flat in April (up 0.4% in USD terms). Year-to-date returns for the global index have reached a modest 2.13%. The most recent growth data for the world’s two largest economies appears to be driving the …

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