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Market Commentary | May 2021

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Summary Market Review We bid a fond farewell to 2020 with hopes that 2021 might be a ‘quieter’ year. January, however, had other designs. During the first week of the month, protesters stormed the United States Capitol, leading to violence, the disruption of the presidential election certification, and several deaths….

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Market Commentary | January 2021

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  Summary Market Review  2020 was a year of tremendous change and disruption.  The year started with a SARS-like virus, first detected while spreading in China, being diagnosed in the US in January.   February saw rapid movement in the virus taking hold, and featured political intrigue, with the impeachment of…

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Market Commentary | November 2020

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James Bradley & Sam Chaplin discuss the current investment climate in the wake of the US Presidential election, Coronavirus and earnings season.  You can watch the video above or read the commentary below. Market Review July kicked off the third quarter with a bang as stocks surged throughout much of…

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2020 Q2 Market Commentary

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A video recording of Jim and Sam discussing the Q2 Commentary can be viewed HERE. MARKET REVIEW Stocks rebounded from a dismal March by posting their best monthly returns since 1987, as investors were encouraged by the expectation of additional government stimulus programs and hope that the economy would be…

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2020 Q1 Market Commentary

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Market Review The world’s economies and stock markets have been rocked by the spread of COVID-19. Investors’ fears prompted a major sell-off in February and March, plunging stocks well below their 2019 closing marks. Nevertheless, 2020 started off in a positive way. Following a strong 2019, stocks were slow to…

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