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31 Mar

March Madness Not Just for Basketball This Year

March 31st, 2023 Q1 2023 is now in the books, having handed investors a solid 7.03% gain in the S&P 500. The quarter’s gains were particularly impressive given that the market had to overcome a mid-quarter selloff, sparked by rising inflationary pressures and banking contagion fears following Silicon Valley Bank’s (SVB) collapse and Credit Suisse’s…

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24 Mar

S&P 500 Posts Second Consecutive Winning Week

March 24th, 2023 Equity markets maintained their footing this week as regulators and global central banks took assertive measures to prevent last week’s banking failures from spiraling into a broader financial contagion. The Federal Reserve and the world’s five major global central banks spent the weekend hard at work, announcing on Sunday a coordinated effort…

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17 Mar

Markets Rebound on Financial Rescue Efforts

March 17, 2023 Strong actions from regulators, central banks, and big banks helped power the S&P 500 to a 1.43% gain for the week. Trading was volatile for much of the week, capped off by Friday’s “triple witching”, which saw equity futures and options contracts tied to individual stocks and indexes as well as exchange-traded…

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