The Cost of Trying to Time the Market

  • July 9, 2021

The impact of missing just a few of the market’s best days can be profound, as this client-ready data visualization of a hypothetical investment in the stocks that make up the S&P 500 Index shows.

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Market Briefing

  • July 7, 2021

July 2021 Stock market averages posted mixed results in June as economic headlines had investors vacillating between favoring cyclical or growth issues and ultimately choosing the latter to close the month. Large and small cap indexes outperformed mid-caps in June.…

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Market Briefing

  • June 7, 2021

June 2021 After some volatile trading sessions for May, stock market averages finished in positive territory with the small and mid-cap segments outpacing the gains in large capitalization stocks. Earnings reporting season concluded with a larger than average percentage of…

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Do Downturns Lead to Down Years?

  • May 11, 2021

Stock market slides over a few days or months may lead investors to anticipate a down year. But the US stock market had positive returns in 16 of the past 20 calendar years, despite some notable dips in many of…

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Market Briefing

  • May 11, 2021

May 2021 Stock prices moved higher in April with positive average performance across market capitalization sectors. The news headlines during the month continued to reflect economic expansion. The indexes that measure manufacturing and non-manufacturing activity both indicated growth above forecasts.…

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