Q3 2022 Market Commentary

Plum Street Advisors  2022 Q3 Commentary  While at first glance the third quarter brought more of the same (more inflation, more market declines, more political turmoil), some positive signs of change in these trends have emerged. US GDP is expected to get back into...

Q3 2022 Market Chart Book

You can download our comprehensive market review in charts and tables from the link below. Topics covered include: Q3 2022 Market ChartbookDownload TABLE OF CONTENTS: Market Summary World Stock Market Performance US Stocks International Developed Stocks Emerging...

Q2 2022 Market Commentary

Plum Street Advisors  2022 Q2 Commentary  Inflation has become a primary concern for US consumers. In the Boston area, where several of us at Plum Street Advisors  live, the average price for a gallon of milk has gone from $3.54 in January to $4.27 in June – more than...

Q1 2022 Market Commentary

Plum Street Advisors  2022 Q1 Commentary  Global markets declined in the first quarter of 2022 across most asset classes. During the quarter, the  headlines were dominated by two significant news items. The first was the increase in inflation and  interest rates. The...

Q4 2021 Market Commentary

Q4 Market Commentary – January 7, 2022 US stock markets had another strong year in 2021 as the economy and corporate profits continued to rebound from the Covid pandemic. US GDP is estimated to have grown over 5% year over year in 2021, and growth in corporate...

Q3 2021 Market Commentary

Q3 Market Commentary – October 5, 2021 The third quarter ended on a weak note, with the S&P 500 sliding almost 5% in September.  Although 5% is a relatively small decline, it feels larger because it’s the biggest monthly decline we’ve seen since the sharp...