Quarterly Market Summary and Outlook – October 2019

November 5, 2019

Trade Headlines and the Federal Reserve

Every major stock index we follow has the same quarterly pattern for 2019: a sensationally strong Q1, a significant slowdown in Q2, and even slower Q3 returns. Investor concerns about trade wars, slowing GDP, ineffective Central Bank policies and political issues seem to be worsening each quarter. As a result, the third quarter was marked by a high level of volatility in what is historically the most challenging period of the year for markets….. to read more click¬†here.

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