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2021 Third Quarter – 12 Month Recap

As we entered the 3rd quarter of 2021, the pandemic was widely expected to be behind us. Unfortunately, there was an unexpected resurgence in the summer as the number of Covid cases rose steadily. Concerns mounted as consumers and businesses pulled back their purchases and

2021 First Quarter – 12 Month Recap

It has now been more than a year since the coronavirus pandemic began in earnest around the globe. Worldwide, economies were shut down as businesses were closed to prevent the further spread of the virus. Since then, the world has showed a remarkable resurgence in

2020 Annual Market Recap

As we begin the first quarter of 2021, we are relieved to be able to put 2020 away and in the history books. Last year was one of the more challenging years we’ve experienced, both economically and marketwise, for everyone. The year began normally enough,

2020 Q3 Market Recap

With November just around the corner, we are looking back at 2020 and planning for 2021. It’s no secret that the market fluctuations have been unusual this year. With both a global pandemic and a presidential election year, we’ve seen many unprecedented gyrations. Let’s review

2020 Q2 Market Recap

We are now at the beginning of the third quarter, and 2020 will forever be known as the year that the COVID-19 pandemic struck. It has been the reason for government induced recessions, extreme market gyrations and, ultimately, illness and death on a worldwide scale.

2020 Q1 Market Recap

As we began the year 2020, it was with a certain satisfaction that we had completed 2019 with double-digit performance, reaching new market highs around mid-February, and a promising outlook for the year ahead. Unemployment was at a record low, the economy was earning a

Beyond the Market: Q4 2019 – Q1 2020

The FPC Team has pulled together our Q4 2019 market review. Outlined here are a few of the key themes we’re observing right now. Current Market Updates Since the beginning of 2020, we’ve seen U.S. markets launch and continue a trend that indicates strong Q1

Beyond The Market: Q4 Outlook and Best Practices

Just like that, the last quarter of the year is here and with it comes a lot of financial housekeeping tasks that can leave you feeling overwhelmed. Here at FPC, we want to make sure that you are confident and equipped with a strong financial

3rd Quarter 2019 Market Outlook

Let us start with the pros and cons of the current global environment: Pros: The U.S. has very low unemployment. Americans continue to spend with consumer confidence showing optimism. Global inflation rates remain benign. The Fed has turned more cautious and is indicating they will

1st Quarter 2019 Market Update and Review

The global stock markets rebounded across the board in the first quarter of 2019. The improvements were a reflection that recessionary fears were overblown. On the global front, markets became more confident as China trade tensions abated. Domestically, the markets applauded the Fed’s decision to