Economic Update — Reviewing Q3 2022

US Stocks continued their downward slide in Q3 of 2022, marking three consecutive quarters in the red for all three major equity indices. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell the hardest with a 6.17% decline in the third quarter, followed closely by the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite. Download Visual | Modify in YCharts Below … Continued

Economic Update — Reviewing Q1 2021

A big green flag was waved for the bull market in the first quarter of 2021, as investors continued to load up their plates with risky assets. With a presidential election behind us and ever-growing coronavirus vaccination rates ahead, US markets got back off to the races. The NASDAQ gained 3% in Q1, but a … Continued

Economic Update — Reviewing Q4 2020

Not even two brand-new strains of the novel coronavirus could slow the bull market down in Q4. Despite worldwide lockdowns, a blanket of new restrictions in the United States, and even a dose of election uncertainty, the Dow and S&P 500 rose 10% and 11.1%, respectively, while the NASDAQ tacked on a 13.8% gain in … Continued