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High Hopes: S&P 500 Hits All-Time High Amid Pandemic/Recession
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In a speedy round-trip, the S&P 500 hit an all-time high last week; meaning the rally since March is now an “official” bull market.
Confidence Is Everything: 3 Things May Shake It
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Confidence matters; faith in a brighter future drives risk taking, fueling growth through investment and consumption.
Another Tricky Day: Dissecting July’s Labor Market Report
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The July labor market report had talking points for both the economic bulls and bears; with Congress on the hot seat to keep the recovery from faltering.
Bond Insights

Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities can help protect your portfolio against rising inflation, but there are nuances you should understand.
Market Commentary

Let’s take a look at how recent developments may have impacted long-term returns for stock market investors.
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The U.S. dollar has been showing signs of weakening, a trend that may underscore the importance of global diversification.
Stocks Rebounding as Fully-Loaded Week Commences
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Earnings have so far bested an extremely low bar, but stocks may be discounting too swift a recovery; while concentration remains a risk.
Bond Insights

Investors must balance ongoing risks of the coronavirus against the extra yield the bonds provide.
Stock Market Reaction to Expiring COVID-19 Programs
Market Commentary

If not extended or replaced, the fading support for the unemployed raises the risk of weakening economic momentum, turning the V-shaped recovery into a W.

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