Posts Tagged ‘bear market’

Morning Market Commentary for Q3 2022

The 3rd quarter was full of mixed emotions and uncertainty as we experienced a bear market rally during the first half of the quarter. Sentiment turned bearish in the second half of the quarter when the Federal Reserve persisted in raising rates to combat inflation. The S&P 500 dropped by another -5.3% for the quarter…

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2020 First Quarter (Q1) Market Commentary

Most economic slowdowns occur over time with a slow deterioration of Employment, Consumer Confidence, and Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Companies generally tighten their belts and the Fed and Government make monetary and fiscal policy changes to help soften the blow and eventually we come back slowly. It’s called the business cycle. We have been going…

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Coronavirus Concerns? Consider Past Health Crises

During the last week of February 2020, the S&P 500 lost 11.49% — the worst week for stocks since the 2008 financial crisis — only to jump by 4.6% on the first Monday in March.1 By all accounts, the drop was largely driven by ever-increasing fears about the potential effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and its…

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