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Monthly Market Commentary

Fed pulls the trigger on interest rates

As was widely expected, the Federal Open Market Committee voted to raise the federal funds rate during meetings in December.

  • Avery, Dan
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Monthly Market Commentary

Mixed indices for April

Check out our new format. Domestic equity indices finished the month mixed, while international developed markets ended higher.



Monthly Market Commentary

Holiday season cheer

Consumer spending trends, geopolitical risks, a looming rate hike and more on the minds of investors this month.

  • Stein, CFA, Eric
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Monthly Market Commentary

Global equity markets pause

Capital markets produced mixed results in March as investors contemplated global economics and geopolitical concerns.

  • Avery, Dan
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Monthly Market Commentary

Employment looking for more traction

With slack remaining in the labor markets and continued slow economic growth, investors should expect additional rate increases to occur gradually.

  • Avery, Dan
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Monthly Market Commentary

Emerging markets hit hard

Movement in emerging markets reflected slowdown concerns in global growth, leading to negative returns in emerging market equities and debt.

  • Stein, CFA, Eric
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