Monthly Market Update: October 2017

The Markets (as of market close October 31, 2017) Despite continuing drama in the White House and the fury of Mother Nature, stock growth remained steady for much of October. Favorable corporate earnings reports, a strong jobs sector, and growing consumer income...

Quarterly Market Update – July-September 2017

The Markets (as of market close September 29, 2017) Trading during the summer months is customarily slow, and the summer of 2017 proved no different. July kicked off the third quarter with equity markets enjoying noteworthy gains over their June closing values. Both...

Monthly Market Update: August 2017

The Markets (as of market close August 31, 2017) Equities in August saw many peaks and valleys throughout the month, finally rallying at the end of the month. Strong second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) figures, steady job gains, and increased consumer spending...

Quarterly Market Review: April-June 2017

The Markets (as of market close June 30, 2017) The second quarter proved to be a bit bumpy for equities, but each of the benchmarks listed here closed the quarter ahead of their first-quarter closing values. April saw equities close the month ahead of March, buoyed by...

Monthly Market Update – May 2017

The Markets (as of market close May 31, 2017) May provided a bumpy ride for investors. However, by the end of the month, each of the indexes listed here posted monthly gains with the exception of the Russell 2000, which lost over 2.0%. Technology shares continued to...