Market Overview

The following is a summary of the performance of key markets and our analysis of those markets. It is not intended to be financial advice. Past performance is not an indication of future returns. See methodology and disclosure found on this link

2Q2017 Summary

Commentary Contrarian Recommendations
  • Global stocks once again outperformed the U.S. Bond in 2Q2017.
  • Both Emerging and International Developed regions outperformed the U.S. stock market once again with Developed Markets outperforming Emerging ones
  • Commodities had a negative return, while Real Estate returns lagged other broad markets
  • Greece, Austria, and Turkey were among the strongest performers for the second quarter of 2017
  • U.S. Energy, Brazil, and Russia were among the worst performers.
  • Developed Markets
  • Emerging Markets
  • Mexico
  • Russia
  • Silver and Gold
  • Energy
  • Colombia

2Q2017 Worst / Best by Region

Region Worst Performers Best Performers
United States
  • Energy
  • Telecom
  • Consumer Staples
  • Healthcare
  • Growth Stocks
  • Financials
International Developed Markets
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • South Africa
  • Austria
  • France
  • Italy
Emerging Markets
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Latin America
  • Grece
  • Turkey
  • Poland
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