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Market Volatility

Exchanges may halt trading when the S&P 500 Index® drops quickly. Here’s how “circuit breakers” work and what they’re supposed to do.
Bond Insights

Not sure which to choose? Here are some things to consider about individual bonds vs. bond funds.

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Market Commentary

A spike in prices and interest rates has dealt a significant blow to housing affordability, elevating the potential for the housing market's weakness to dampen economic growth.
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Investors often notice the overall direction of markets; missed changes in asset classes under the surface could see a shark attack take a big bite out of unprepared portfolios.
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Inflation continues to run hot, raising the prospect that the Federal Reserve will tighten monetary policy more sharply than expected—possibly tipping the U.S. economy into recession.
Market Commentary

Economic uncertainty may have peaked in the first half of 2022, but it remains high. Stocks are likely to continue to feel the weight of Federal Reserve policy tightening, shrinking market liquidity and slower economic growth.
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What our experts think about the recent stock market drop.
Market Commentary

Performance underneath the surface is sometimes markedly different from the action at the Growth and Value index level.
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The Fed announced a 75bps rate hike, vowing to forcefully tackle inflation, while conceding the path to a soft landing has become “more challenging.”
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Here are the basics.
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Key things to know first.

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