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November 2023 Market Commentary

November 2023 Market Commentary

The last few months have felt reminiscent of 2022. Since the end of July through the end of October, long-term treasuries have delivered a return of approximately -15%, while the S&P 500 has...

Markets in Motion – Deja Vu

Markets in Motion – Deja Vu

The last couple of months have felt reminiscent of 2022. Since the end of July long-term treasuries have delivered a return of -14.20%, while the S&P 500 has returned -7.69%. Downward momentum has yet to abate, as the technical picture for stocks continues to deteriorate and yields have hit 10-year highs.

Markets In Motion – Mixed Message

Markets In Motion – Mixed Message

When bull markets end, they seldom go gentle into the night. As the market turns down, sharp rallies can occur, inflicting enormous pain on anyone underweight or short the declining asset class....

April 2023 Market Commentary – From Pain to Gain

April 2023 Market Commentary – From Pain to Gain

Asset prices fluctuated considerably during the beginning of 2023 but ended up posting widespread gains. A decline in U.S. Treasury yields helped boost both fixed income and equity returns, while commodity prices fell.
Financial markets digested multiple crosscurrents during the first quarter, including stress in the global banking system, falling inflationary pressure, and mixed global growth data.

Markets In Motion – Something Broke

Markets In Motion – Something Broke

A few weeks ago we shared our thoughts on the SVB collapse and the regional bank crisis (link). As we enter the fourth week of this crisis, we can begin to draw more conclusions. First, banks do not seem to have the same balance sheet problems as in 2008.