Benchmark Review

Benchmark Review & Monthly Recap, September 2017

October 2, 2017


U.S. stock indices once again posted gains for the month of September, extending the rally experienced since November. The S&P 500,…

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Benchmark Review

Benchmark Review & Monthly Recap, August 2017

September 5, 2017


U.S. stock indices posted gains for the month of August extending the rally experienced since November. Solid second quarter earnings helped…

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Benchmark Review

Benchmark Review & Monthly Recap, July 2017

August 1, 2017


U.S. stock indices posted gains for the month of July, extending the rally experienced since November. Large cap stocks, as measured…

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Benchmark Review

Benchmark Review & Monthly Recap, June 2017

July 6, 2017


Most major stock indices posted gains for the month of June. Large cap stocks, as measured by the S&P 500, have…

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Benchmark Review

Benchmark Review & Monthly Recap, May 2017

June 13, 2017


Large cap stocks once again extended the post-election rally in May. Several major equity indices, including the S&P 500, the Russell…

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Benchmark Review

Benchmark Review & Monthly Recap, April 2017

May 2, 2017


The post-election rally continued in April. The S&P 500 increased 1.03% for the month, while small cap stocks, as measured by…

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Benchmark Review

Benchmark Review & Monthly Recap, March 2017

April 4, 2017


Albeit modest, U.S. stocks posted their fifth consecutive gain during the month of March. The S&P 500 increased 0.12% for the…

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Benchmark Review

Benchmark Review & Monthly Recap, February 2017

March 6, 2017


Stocks added to January’s gains during the month of February as the post-election rally continued. The S&P 500 increased 3.97% for…

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Benchmark Review

Benchmark Review & Monthly Recap, January 2017

February 6, 2017


In a stark contrast with the beginning of last year, U.S. equity markets generated positive returns in January. The S&P 500…

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Benchmark Review

Benchmark Review & Monthly Recap, December 2016

January 3, 2017


U.S. equity markets generated positive returns in December. The S&P 500 increased 1.97% for the month, while small cap stocks, as…

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