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01 Oct

Tough Month Keeps Quarterly Gains in Check

October 1st, 2021 September lived up to its reputation of being a historically challenging month for markets. The S&P 500 slipped -4.80% for its worst monthly performance since March 2020. Despite the month’s performance, the index managed to eke out a small gain for the quarter. The monthly decline was driven by investors’ growing wariness…

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24 Sep

Bizarro Beaten By Dip Buyers

September 24th, 2021 It was a roller coaster ride for markets as various headlines dominated the tape in an otherwise light week for economic news. Monday kicked off with a broad market sell-off which sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 614 points. The sell-off was sparked by investor fears that trouble in China’s property…

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17 Sep

Markets Struggle to Shake Off End of Summer Doldrums

September 17th, 2021 For the second consecutive week, stocks struggled to find direction as concerns over the economic impact of the Covid-19 delta variant across the globe outweighed this week’s otherwise healthy, U.S. economic data. U.S. consumers bucked economists’ gloomy forecasts, which had predicted a -0.80% drop in August retail spending. Instead, buyers pushed sales…

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