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Quarterly Review

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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

4th Quarter 2018 Market Update and Review

The global stock markets in 2018 ended in a maelstrom of volatility. The markets declined significantly in the fourth quarter, this being the second major pullback of the year. This marks the first time in nine years that the S&P 500 posted a negative return for the

3rd Quarter 2018 Market Update and Review

The portfolios turned in positive results for the third quarter of 2018 as well as the last 12 months ending September 30th. The U.S. based asset classes did better than international, and the sectors were also positive. Domestic markets continued their climb due to strong

2nd Quarter 2018 Market Update and Review

The portfolios turned in positive results for the quarter and last 12 months ending June 30th.   Domestic asset classes did better than international, and the sectors were mostly positive with some stellar returns.

2017 Annual – Market Update and Review

The U.S. markets did well in 2017, and international markets did even better as the world experienced a global recovery with little inflation. Asset Class Performance Over the Last Twelve Months: CASH • Yields on Cash Assets/Money Market Funds saw a noticeable increase in 2017.