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Market Snapshot for August 2022

Please find the next blog in our monthly series that provides a snapshot of the markets and the state of the economy. Economic Overview Inflationary pressures slowed as US Headline CPI eased to 8.5% vs. prior month’s 9.1% Labor markets remained tight with unemployment declining to 3.5% and nearly 2

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Market Snapshot for July 2022

Please find the next blog in our monthly series that provides a snapshot of the markets and the state of the economy. Economic Overview US GDP declined 0.9% in the second quarter after falling 1.6% in the first quarter, but not yet officially a recession US headline CPI surged 9.1%,

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Market Snapshot for June 2022

Please find the next blog in our monthly series that provides a snapshot of the markets and the state of the economy. Economic Overview Inflation surprised to the upside with headline CPI rising to 8.6%; the Fed, moving aggressively in response, raised interest rates by 75 bps Higher prices are

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Market Snapshot for May 2022

Please find the next blog in our monthly series that provides a snapshot of the markets and the state of the economy. Global Economy Economic Overview The FOMC raised the federal funds rate by 50 bps, the largest hike in 22 years, and signaled similar increases at the June and

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Market Snapshot for April 2022

Please find the next blog in our monthly series that provides a snapshot of the markets and the state of the economy. Economic Overview Market sentiment weakened amid escalating tensions between the West and Russia, Covid lockdowns in China, and elevated inflation 1st quarter US real GDP contracted 1.4%, hurt

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Market Snapshot for March 2022

Please find the next blog in our monthly series that provides a snapshot of the markets and the state of the economy. Economic Overview Continued concerns over the war in Ukraine, inflation, and tightening monetary policy drove volatility higher in March across asset classes With Inflation rising to a four-decade

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Market Snapshot for February 2022

Please find the next blog in our monthly series that provides a snapshot of the markets and the state of the economy. Economic Overview Russia’s invasion of Ukraine rattled global financial markets, with most equity and bond indices down for the month Risk to supply of Russian and Ukrainian exports

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Market Snapshot for January 2022

Please find the next blog in our monthly series that provides a snapshot of the markets and the state of the economy. Economic Overview Concerns over Central Bank tightening, inflation, and geopolitical tensions caused most asset classes to decline for the month  The Federal Reserve set expectations for a March

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Monthly Market Update for Dec 2021

Please find the next blog in our monthly series that provides a snapshot of the markets and the state of the economy. Economic Overview Equity markets rose in December as fear of the Omicron variant faded amid indications it resulted in milder symptoms The Federal Reserve announced a plan to

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Monthly Market Update for November 2021

Please find the next blog in our monthly series that provides a snapshot of the markets and the state of the economy. Economic Overview Equity markets faltered in November after news of a new Covid-19 variant triggered a flight to safety The Federal Reserve announced its plan to taper asset

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