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January 2016 Monthly Commentary

February 18, 2016  |   Monthly Commentary   |     |   0 Comment

January 2016 Market volatility erupted in the first few trading days of the New Year and continued into early February. By the third week of January, the S&P 500 was down by nearly 10% before reversing course and erasing about half of those losses. Reacting to the panic, investors sold risky assets and bought Treasury notes en masse, resulting in a 35 basis point rally in the 10-year note for the month. The ...