Market Recap

  • HBS Q4 Market Recap: 2020 in review In 2020, we struggled through the worse pandemic in more than 100 years, causing the greatest turbulence in the global economy and… Date:   Tuesday, February 9, 2021   ·   Source:   HANYS Benefit Services
  • Volatility and risk: Are they the same and why does it matter? HANYS Benefit Services does not believe there is a single definition or statistic that appropriately defines risk for investors,… Date:   Monday, February 8, 2021   ·   Source:   HANYS Benefit Services
  • Q3 Market Recap: Investor Optimism Amid the Pandemic The U.S. equity market recovery that began on March 24 continued in earnest in Q3. However, the Index performance masks significant… Date:   Thursday, November 5, 2020   ·   Source:   HANYS Benefit Services
  • Q2 Market Recap: Extraordinary Times - Extraordinary Markets With the majority of Americans sheltering in place at the beginning of the second quarter, what reasonable person would have forecast… Date:   Thursday, August 13, 2020   ·   Source:   HANYS Benefit Services
  • Invisible Investors are understandably concerned about the drop in value of their holdings as the first pandemic in many generations redefined… Date:   Tuesday, May 12, 2020   ·   Source:   HANYS Benefit Services
  • Q4 Market Recap: Roaring into the 20s U.S. equities continued to roar leading into 2020. The Federal Reserve reversed course on monetary policy in 2019, stimulating both… Date:   Wednesday, January 29, 2020   ·   Source:   HANYS Benefit Services
  • Q3 Market Recap: The Federal Reserve Past and Present The longest bull market in history continues to run through Q3.  Investors remain focused on three key areas: trade… Date:   Tuesday, November 12, 2019   ·   Source:   HANYS Benefit Services
  • Q2 Market Recap: Powell's "Porridge" The Fed defines success for monetary policy as when the economy is like Goldilocks’ porridge — not too hot and not too cold. Investors… Date:   Friday, August 2, 2019   ·   Source:   HANYS Benefit Services
  • Q1 Market Recap: Equities deliver a convincing head fake The fourth quarter of 2018 ended with significant market volatility. Yet, the U.S. equity performance was in recovery mode in the… Date:   Wednesday, May 15, 2019   ·   Source:   HANYS Benefit Services
  • Q4 Market Recap: "Bookends" of volatility in 2018 The year 2018 ended as it began, with significant market volatility. Some market analysts believe the combination of algorithmic trading… Date:   Thursday, February 7, 2019   ·   Source:   HANYS Benefit Services
  • Q1 Market Recap: Taxes, Tariffs, and Tech After nine consecutive quarters of gains, the S&P 500 lost 0.76% in the first quarter of 2018. The 0.76% loss masked a spike in… Date:   Monday, May 7, 2018   ·   Source:   HANYS Benefit Services
  • Q2 Retirement Market Recap - Stocks and Bonds Advance Again in the 2nd Quarter As of June 30, 2017 U.S. equities advanced for the seventh consecutive quarter, with the S&P 500 Index gaining 3.09% in the… Date:   Tuesday, August 8, 2017   ·   Source:   HANYS Benefit Services
  • Q1 Market Recap - Yin and Yang Last quarter we reported to you that investors turned decidedly bullish toward equities after the U.S. election. That trend continued… Date:   Monday, May 1, 2017   ·   Source:   HANYS Benefit Services
  • Q4 Retirement Market Recap - Post Election Rally The 2016 U.S. general election was an unusually dramatic event for investors, most of whom were expecting the Democrats to hold the… Date:   Tuesday, January 24, 2017   ·   Source:   HANYS Benefit Services
  • Q2 Retirement Market Recap The 1972 Stealers Wheel song, “Stuck in the Middle with You” comes to mind when you look at the U.S. economy and stock market in the… Date:   Wednesday, August 26, 2015   ·   Source:   HANYS Benefit Services