Market Insight Quarterly

Market Insight Quarterly| First Quarter 2020 | April 16, 2020

Stocks Suffered Worst Quarter Since 2008 as COVID-19 Pandemic Spread Globally Longest-running bull market has come to an end. The Russell 3000 Index slid 20.9% during the first quarter, its worst since fourth quarter 2008, as the COVID-19 pandemic halted a significant...

Market Insight Quarterly | Fourth Quarter 2019

Stocks Rise, Bonds Fall Amid Trade Optimism, Fed Pause Average economic growth, more mixed signals. Third-quarter data showed the U.S. economy grew at an average pace for the economic expansion, with signs of weakening in manufacturing. Gross domestic product (GDP)...

Market Insight Quarterly | Third Quarter 2019

Stocks Stall, Yields Fall Amid Economic Mixed Signals U.S. economy sends mixed signals. Gross domestic product (GDP) rose 2% in the second quarter. Consumer spending added 3 percentage points to overall growth, while trade and inventories were a 1.6 percentage point...