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Month-in-Review: February 2021

Quick Takes ● Rapidly rising rates. Rising Treasury yields are weighing on the broader fixed income market. Yields have been climbing since August, but the pace really quickened in February. The 10‐year US Treasury yield rose 0.34% – the largest monthly gain since...

Week-in-Review: Week ending in 02.26.21

The Bottom Line ● The rapid rise in bond yields is really making equity markets uneasy. As shown in the Market Snapshot table to the lower right, global equity markets were red for the final week of February, dropping around ‐2% to ‐5%. ● Theyieldonthe10‐year U.S....

Week-in-Review: Week ending in 02.19.21

The Bottom Line ● Rising bond yields have begun to weigh on equities. Stock indices fell while bond yields continued to climb with the 10‐year U.S. Treasury yield closing the week at 1.34%, up from 1.2% last week and just 0.9% at the start of 2021. ● The S&P 500...

Week-in-Review: Week of 02.08.21

The Bottom Line ● Stocks advanced again this week with the S&P 500 up another +1.2% and closing at its 10th record high of the year. Small company stocks performed even better, gaining +2.5% to put them up nearly +16% in 2021. ● As stocks hit record highs, stock...

Week-in-Review: Week of 02.01.21

The Bottom Line ● January’s GameStop craze dissipated and equity volatility plunged as investors refocused on the potential for a big stimulus package, encouraging earnings results, and improving Covid‐19 vaccination and hospitalization data. ● On Friday the Labor...