2019 Q1 Review and Outlook

Optimism returned to the markets during the first quarter, following the broad selloff and negative sentiment that struck investors at the close of 2018. The rebound generated the highest quarterly returns in a decade, with the S&P 500 delivering a 13.7% total return year to date and 17.2% since the previous low on 12/24. Global equities participated as well, with developed markets returning 10.0% and emerging markets returning 9.9% year to date. The sharp recovery emphasizes the importance of remaining invested.  (link below)