Commentary & Insights

  • Markets Recover from Summer Swoon

    November 2015, Mike Loewengart, VP of Investment Strategy, PRINT Equity markets surged in October, even as the U.S. Federal Reserve opened the door wider to a possible December rate hike. U.S. large-cap stocks rallied over 8% during the month, outperforming small caps. Outside the U.S., developed and emerging markets showed impressive gains, each up more […]

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  • Markets Prepare for Expected Rate Hike

    December 2015, Economists say it may be coming in December. Are you ready? The Facts: Global markets ended up mixed in November after a fairly wild ride. Here’s why. The Fed signaled it may likely raise interest rates at its December 16th meeting, leading investors to reassess bonds, income-producing stocks, and other assets. Plus, the […]

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  • New Year 2016: Looking Back, Moving Forward

    January 2016, Mike Loewengart, VP of Investment Strategy, E*TRADE Capital Management PRINT The Facts: There were lots of ups and downs in the markets in 2015. Unfortunately, by the time December came to close, there were a few more downs than ups. Although the S&P 500 actually posted a slight gain, it was the index’s […]

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