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Investing at Market Highs and Times of Uncertainty

Monthly Economic News

INVESTMENT COMMITTEE COMMENTARY August 2021 Asset class performance in August was mixed. Equities had positive performance, while fixed income had negative performance as interest rates increased during the month. ¬†After flat performance for most of the month, real estate investment trusts (REITs) moved positive in the last two trading days of August. U.S. equities rose…

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July 2021 Investment Committee Market Update

Monthly Economic News

INVESTMENT COMMITTEE COMMENTARY JULY 2021 Asset class performance in July was generally positive. An exception to this trend was emerging markets, largely driven by volatility in Chinese equities. Overcoming a mid-July dip, the S&P 500 rose 2.4% as corporate earnings largely met or exceeded expectations. Notably, real estate also had strong July performance with residential,…

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