Insights

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

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