Market Index Returns September 2019

Dear Clients and Friends,   For the month of September, global stocks rallied +2.10%, the S&P 500 rallied +1.87%, emerging markets equities gained +1.91%, while the Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond

Market Index Returns August 2019

For the month of August, risk assets generally sold off due to slowing global growth, contracting manufacturing indexes, rising trade tensions between the United States and China, and rapidly falling

Market Index Returns July 2019

In the month of July global equities rallied modestly with the MSCI All Country World Index gaining +0.29% as the Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the first time in

Market Index Returns May 2019

The year started strongly thanks to a “dovish” Federal Reserve Bank and a rosy expectations for the US/China trade dispute; however, markets reversed sharply in May after the Trump Administration

Market Index Returns April 2019

In the month of April risk assets continued the first quarter’s gains with global stocks up +3.38% and the S&P 500 Index gaining +4.05%. Investors are feeling relatively confident in