Quarterly Commentary – March 2016

The adjective volatile would be an understatement to describe what transpired during the first quarter of 2016. U.S. equities fell sharply in January and through the first ten days of February with declines on major U.S. indices exceeding 10%. Losses on the Russell 2000 Index representing small companies for example exceeded 16%. The rest of the quarter however saw a powerful retracement that erased a significant portion of the losses. The following are performance numbers from various popular ... Read more