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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.
Panic is Not an Investment Strategy

Why sometimes doing nothing may be the best response in the midst of rampant market volatility.
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

House Democrats have proposed a higher top individual tax rate and changes to the capital gains tax. Both are a long way from becoming law.
Market Commentary

September and October tend to be blustery months for stock performance, and this year may be no exception.
Bond Insights

The bond market has been in hibernation for months, and investors may have become complacent about risks.
Market Commentary

Over the past 70 years, rising government debt generally has been accompanied by weaker economic activity. But it’s not a simple relationship.
Market Commentary

A gradual slowing of stimulus heralds a potential drop for the world’s stock markets, but the evidence suggests a possibility for a positive outcome.
Market Commentary

Since COVID’s wrath began, the stock market has gone through three major phases of leadership, with a fourth possibly underway driven in part by seasonals.
Bond Insights

We believe it can, at least in the short term.
Market Commentary

Special purpose acquisition companies—also known as blank-check companies—have gained immense popularity since the beginning of 2020.
Market Commentary

Supply chain issues are worsening, increasing the risk to sales, production, and inflation. European stocks may offer an opportunity to avoid these risks.

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