2021 Market Update: 3rd Quarter

After a great start to the quarter in July and August, September was when the storms hit. Here in the U.S., markets pulled back significantly. The Dow declined by 4.2 percent for the month and 1.46 percent for the quarter. The S&P went down by even more for the...
2021 Market Update – 1st Quarter

2021 Market Update – 1st Quarter

Market Update for the Quarter Ending March 31, 2021 Presented by Commonwealth Financial Network Solid Month Caps Positive Quarter for Markets U.S. stock markets saw gains for the month and quarter. The Nasdaq Composite gained 0.48 percent during March. The S&P 500...
2020 Market Summary – 4th Quarter

2020 Market Summary – 4th Quarter

Market Update for the Quarter Ending December 31, 2020 Presented by Commonwealth Strong December caps off solid year for markets Markets continued to rally in December. The Nasdaq Composite led the way with a 5.71 percent gain for the month. The S&P 500 gained...
Market Thoughts for January (Video)

Market Thoughts for January (Video)

Brad McMillan, Commonwealth’s CIO, recaps the market and economic news for December. It was a great close to 2019, with U.S. markets up more than 20 percent and international markets showing double-digit gains. Job growth was strong, and, for the ninth month in a row,...