Market Briefing

  • August 4, 2022

August 2022 U.S. equities enjoyed a strong rebound in July with gains extending across all capitalization sectors. This was despite the expectations of continued Fed rate hikes and persistent high inflation. Economic headlines were mixed. Factory orders were higher for…

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Market Briefing

  • July 8, 2022

July 2022 U.S. equities suffered broad declines in June with losses extending across all capitalization sectors. The persistent high inflation and concerns that Fed rate hikes would cause a recession weighed heavily on stock prices. Although employment remained strong, some…

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Market Briefing

  • June 6, 2022

June 2022 After some sharp daily declines, U.S. equities rallied back toward the end of the month to finish higher in May. Small and mid-cap stocks fared better on average than large caps. As inflation concerns continued to weigh on…

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Market Briefing

  • March 15, 2022

March 2022 U.S. equities had mixed results in February with small and mid-cap equity indexes posting modest gains while large caps declined. The negative market reaction to the disappointing earnings forecast from Meta Platforms helped fuel an early month decline.…

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Market Briefing

  • January 13, 2022

January 2022 Equity indexes advanced in December with the large, mid and small cap segments of the market all enjoying strong gains. ¬†Economic news headlines were mostly positive for the month. An exception to this was the payroll report for…

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