2016 Q1 Market Review

If you’re in the dark about what’s happening in the financial world, you might get caught off guard during bad market turns and fear can derail your retirement plans. Staying informed is a good habit that can help keep you on track. We try to make it easy by providing our readers with a summary of headlines and investment news from the past quarter in an easy-to-digest format.

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If you don’t have a lot of time, just check out pages 3 and 4. You’ll see the overall performance of stocks and bonds this quarter on page 3, and page 4 gives you an overview of major news events over the past 3 months.

An outline is included below, but be sure to download a full copy of the quarterly market review summary.

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Notable Q1 Headlines

  • S&P 500 Turns Positive for the Year
  • Global Currencies Soar, Defying Central Bankers
  • China Market Drop Leads to Worries of Further Turmoil

Q1 Index Returns

  • U.S Market +0.97%
  • Developed -1.95%
  • Emerging +5.17%
  • Real Estate (+6.94%)
  • US Bond (+3.03%)
  • Global Bond (+4.16%)