Chart of the Month
Past declines in the S&P 500 Index of 15-25% have historically resulted in strong subsequent rallies. This holds true for the rally that followed the selloff in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Past performance does not guarantee future results. S&P 500 Index is a market capitalization-weighted price index composed of 500 widely held common stocks. Indices are unmanaged and not available for direct investment. | As of November 30, 2019. Source Bloomberg.
Stat of the Month
Data Sources: Yahoo Finance and Hartford Funds, 2/3/19. “VIX,” commonly referred to as the “Fear Index,” is the ticker symbol for the Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) Volatility Index and measures the market’s expectation of 30-day volatility. The VIX increased from 12 on 11/27/19 to 19 on 1/31/19.
Global Investment Strategy
from Nanette Abuhoff Jacobson