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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

Spruce Index Returns February 2019

During the month of February, stocks continued their recovery with MSCI All Country gaining +2.67% in February and +10.78% year to date. While the S&P 500 gained +3.21% on the

2019: The Last Call

We believe 2019 will be a volatile year as companies and investors digest slowing global growth, higher borrowing costs, fading fiscal stimulus, Fed balance sheet tapering, Dollar strength, and other

2018: Year-End Planning Ideas

As the end of 2018 approaches, financial advisors and clients would be smart to focus on strategies to save taxes before the end of the year and into the New