Category: Market Update

3 posts categorized as "Market Update"

The Coronavirus and Market Declines

March 3, 2020

The uncertainty surrounding the spread of the coronavirus is unsettling on a human level as well as from the perspective of how markets respond. Amid the anxiety, decades of financial science and long-term investing principles offer guidance. The world is watching with concern the spread of the new coronavirus. The uncertainty is being felt around…

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Range Bound Markets

November 12, 2019

Third Quarter 2019 — Arthur Swalley, CIMA The increase in volatility in both stocks and bonds which began in 2018 continued in the third quarter of 2019. Long term interest rates around the world continued their dramatic fall. Stock markets remained range bound with rapid short-term swings fueled by quick reactions to rumors about trade…

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From the Investment Desk

July 29, 2019

The past twelve months have seen a marked increase in volatility, with Fed actions, recession fears, and tariffs sending markets from record highs to a bear market (20% decline) from September to December 2018. 2019 began with a massive rally which approached recent highs, followed by quick bouts of selling which neared 10% correction levels….

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