2016 Q2 Vital Signs: Lurching Forward
Equity markets have been following the path of one step back, two steps forward. Sharp market declines have been followed by quick recoveries. Yet while U.S. stocks have generally moved higher, it remains an unsettling time for investors trying to make sense of the macro muddle—Brexit, the U.S. election, negative bond yields, jobs and wages, China, etc. The search for a balance of income, growth, and safety in their portfolios continues.
1Source: Bloomberg. 2011 data as of 7/1/2011. 2016 data as of 7/6/2016.
2Source: Bloomberg. As of 6/30/16.
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