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Pullbacks, Corrections, and Bear Markets

Pullbacks, Corrections, and Bear Markets

Pullbacks, corrections and bear market are relatively common terms you may hear throughout your financial life. This article defines these as well as the less common bear market term we are currently experiencing.

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Coronavirus & More

Coronavirus & More

It’s not so much the facts of what’s going on that are unusual, but the way that they are reported in the media can be alarming. This article outlines how such events might affect the financial markets, your investments and retirement strategies.

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Sterling Newsletters

Sterling Commentary

Weekly

March 23, 2020

In this week’s recap: Coronavirus continues to drive the markets, even as bankers and health professionals take decisive steps to stem the tide.Weekly Market Commentary |Presented by Sterling Wealth Advisors |March 23, 2020THE WEEK ON WALL STREET The stock market...

March 16, 2020

In this week’s recap: Continuing concerns over COVID-19, aided by cuts in oil production overseas, contributed to continued market volatility. Weekly Market Commentary |Presented by Sterling Wealth Advisors |March 16, 2020 THE WEEK ON WALL STREET Markets remained...

Monthly

March 2020

In this month’s recap: The coronavirus becomes the leading news story in the financial markets, sending stock indices and Treasury yields lower; oil futures slide; consumer confidence, hiring, and manufacturing data offer bright spots. Monthly Economic UpdateMonthly...

February 2020

In this month’s recap: the emerging coronavirus reins in the bulls on Wall Street, trade deals make headlines, the United Kingdom makes its Brexit, and confident U.S. households help the economy keep its pace. Monthly Economic Update Monthly Economic Update |...

Quarterly

Quarter 4 – 2019

In this Q4 recap: Equities maintain their momentum to close out a strong year on Wall Street, helped by a slight thaw in the U.S.-China trade dispute and some better-than-expected domestic economic data. Quarterly Economic UpdateA review of Q4 2019 | Presented by...

Quarter 3 – 2019

In this Q3 recap: the U.S. and China intensify their trade dispute, but agree to negotiate again, the Federal Reserve cuts short-term interest rates once more, and stocks ride through some volatility to end the summer higher.Quarterly Economic...

Market Reviews

Quarter 4 – 2019

Fourth Quarter 2019:​ This report features world capital market performance and a timeline of events for the past quarter. It begins with a global overview, then features the returns of stock and bond asset classes in the US and international markets. The report also...

Quarter 3 – 2019

In this Q3 recap: the U.S. and China intensify their trade dispute, but agree to negotiate again, the Federal Reserve cuts short-term interest rates once more, and stocks ride through some volatility to end the summer higher.Quarterly Economic...