Quarterly Commentary

2nd Quarter 2017 Market Review & Commentary

July 17, 2017 David Dierking 0

An economy that remains solid, if not strong, coupled with record low volatility spelled another good quarter for the markets. Equities tacked on another several percentage points pushing year-to-date gains into the double digits in […]

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4th Quarter 2016 Market Update

January 6, 2017 David Dierking 0

In what could conservatively be called an “improbable” performance, the stock market staged a remarkable 4th quarter rally that pushed the major indices well into double digit gains for the year, the 8th straight year […]

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3rd Quarter 2016 Market Update

December 24, 2016 David Dierking 0

The S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:SPY) tacked on another 3.3% in the 3rd quarter to push its overall year-to-date gain up to more than 6% (7.8% when dividends are added). If this gain holds for the remainder […]

Quarterly Commentary

1st Quarter 2016 Market Update

December 21, 2016 David Dierking 0

After dropping as much as 9% to kick off 2016, the S&P 500 staged one of the more remarkable comebacks in recent memory to end up posting a gain of 2.4% for the quarter (2.8% […]