Quarterly Review

2016: Fourth Quarter Review

PHILIP J. DEANGELO | Quarterly Review 01-01-2017

THE QUARTER IN BRIEF Two events strongly influenced U.S. and foreign financial markets in the fourth quarter – one unexpected by many, the other widely anticipated. Neither of them particularly upset investors. Donald Trump’s win in the presidential election led…

2016: Third Quarter Review

PHILIP J. DEANGELO | Quarterly Review 10-01-2016

THE QUARTER IN BRIEF The economy seemed to hit a soft patch this summer, but stocks carried onward and upward the S&P 500 advanced for a fourth straight quarter in Q3, rising 3.31%. Markets were notably placid for much of…

2016: Second Quarter Review

PHILIP J. DEANGELO | Quarterly Review 07-01-2016

THE QUARTER IN BRIEF As the first half of 2016 ended, the economy seemed to be repeating the pattern seen in 2014 and 2015 – a poor first quarter giving way to a better second quarter. Monthly indicators showed improvements…

2016: First Quarter Review

PHILIP J. DEANGELO | Quarterly Review 04-01-2016

THE QUARTER IN BRIEF In investing, patience is often a virtue. For an illustration of why it matters, simply look at the opening quarter of 2016. Stocks plunged in January and fell further in early February, and a bear market…