Despite medical, economic and social turmoil, the market rebounded in the 2nd quarter to the surprise of most investors. The recovery isn’t exactly what it seems; while the largest tech stocks posted gains, many other companies are still down double digits.
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The outset of the 2020’s will be remembered for COVID-19, a global pandemic that shocked financial markets, the healthcare system, and our very way of life.
Stephen: If you want to know more about what’s going on in the stock market right now, and why it’s been a little bit frightening lately, then you’re going to want to watch the rest of this video.
My name is Neal Frankle and I’m going to, over the next 5 or 10 minutes, share with you our firm’s sense of the economy.
Both stocks and bonds appreciated sharply in 2019. The key driver was the Federal Reserve’s sharp U-turn towards accommodative monetary policy.
The third quarter was a choppy one due to uncertainties with the ongoing trade war, Middle East conflict, the never-ending Brexit negotiations, and a presidential impeachment investigation.
U.S. stocks are up a remarkable 18.5% for the first 6 months of 2019—their best first half since 1997 This has been an unusually long U.
After a terrible 4th quarter, stocks opened 2019 by scoring their best quarter since the financial crisis. The rebound was predominately due to a U-turn in the Fed’s monetary policy and a positive turn in U.