PWM presents the Fall 2015 Market Flashback. In this video, we will discuss: Concerns about global growth and the possibility of a hard landing in China continue to weigh on investors. Volatility levels have spiked creating opportunities for long term investors.
Global equity markets ended the quarter, and the year, on a high note.
Another Strong Quarter for Stocks Equities posted their strongest first quarter since 1998, with the S&P 500 Index gaining 12.6% for the quarter. The strong performance was not limited to domestic markets as the MSCI World ex US Index also started the year with an 11.3% gain. Concerns about Europe’s two year old sovereign debt
A Strong Start to the Year The S&P 500 has risen by almost 7% so far in 2012, causing investors to wonder whether the economy is slowly improving or whether this growth was merely the result of the January effect. Global economic news have generally been positive-it included China’s slight drop in fourth-quarter GDP (as
A Stronger U.S. Economy Strong retail sales, an improving employment report, falling gasoline prices, and rising auto sales all painted a picture of a stronger U.S. economy these past few weeks. GDP: Consumer Demand Expected To Remain High GDP for the third quarter was revised downward to 2.0% from 2.5%, based on a larger-than-estimated inventory