Bobby Moyer, CFA, CFP®, CAIA

Bobby Moyer, CFA, CFP®, CAIA Chief Investment Officer

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May 01 2020

Investor Insights - May 2020

See our recap of April's key statistics and market commentary below.  Noteworthy Numbers The initial reading of Q1 GDP in the U.S. showed a -4.8% annualized decline as a result of depressed economic activity through the COVID-19 response.   The spot ...

April 01 2020

Investor Insights - April 2020

See our recap of March's key statistics and market commentary below.  Noteworthy Numbers The S&P 500 lost 19.60% during the first quarter of 2020, the worst quarterly return since 2008, as the wide-reaching impacts of COVID-19 shocked the global econ...

March 03 2020

Investor Insights - March 2020

See our recap of February's key statistics and market commentary below.  Noteworthy Numbers The S&P 500 Energy sector fell 14.56% during February. The sector is now down 24.01% year-to-date. The energy sector is negative for the one-year (-25.48%), t...

February 05 2020

Investor Insights - February 2020

See our recap of January's key statistics and market commentary below.  Noteworthy Numbers The Energy sector fell by 11.07% in January amongst fears of a demand decrease due to the Coronavirus outbreak.   U.S. GDP grew at only 2.1% annualized in the ...

January 03 2020

Investor Insights - January 2020

See our recap of December's key statistics and market commentary below.  Noteworthy Numbers The MSCI Emerging Markets (EM) NR USD was the leading broad index performer for the month of December, returning 7.46%. The EM Index was also the leading perf...

December 03 2019

Investor Insights - December 2019

See our recap of November's key statistics and market commentary below.  Noteworthy Numbers The S&P 500 is positive for the year by 27.63%, on track for its best calendar year return since 2013.   The US added 128,000 non-farm payrolls in October, fa...

November 04 2019

Investor Insights - November 2019

See our recap of October's key statistics and market commentary below.  Noteworthy Numbers The preliminary reading of third quarter GDP growth in the U.S. was 1.9%. This represented a deceleration in the economy, but still beat consensus expectations...

October 02 2019

Investor Insights - October 2019

See our recap of September's key statistics and market commentary below.  Noteworthy Numbers The S&P Small Cap 600 Value was the leading asset class of September with a return of 5.72%.   Futures contracts on Brent Crude oil soared as high as 19.5% o...

September 04 2019

Investor Insights - September 2019

See our recap of August's key statistics and market commentary below.  Noteworthy Numbers The yield on the 10-year treasury closed the month at 1.50%. This is a 52 basis point drop during the month. The yield at the end of July was 2.02%.   The S&P S...

August 01 2019

Investor Insights - August 2019

See our recap of July's key statistics and market commentary below.  Noteworthy Numbers The fed lowered the target federal funds rate to 2.25 percent. This is the first rate cut by the Fed since 2008.    Large cap stocks have outperformed small cap s...

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