Posts by Audrey Dickerson

Q4 2014 Market Update

In the 4th quarter of 2014, global equities delivered positive returns amid heightened volatility. The IMF cut its global growth estimates, and increased volatility remained a key dynamic in the fourth quarter of 2014. At one point during October, almost all global equity averages were either down or flat for the year before the majority…

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Q3 2014 Market Update

Volatility reentered the market in the 3rd quarter of 2014. Geopolitical risks caused fluctuations in global markets, spurred on by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, continued tensions on the Ukraine/Russia border, and by ISIS in Iraq. Despite this, the US GDP rose at a robust 4.6% annualized pace for the quarter. Currency moves were…

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Q2 2014 Market Update

Disappointing economic data from the first quarter was not enough to stop global equity markets from persistently pushing forward during the second quarter of 2014. Despite geopolitical tensions and continually shifting central bank policies around the world, global markets began to break away from their lackluster early year performances. The global equity and fixed income…

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April 11, 2014 – Weekly Market Commentary

At Waterloo Capital Management, we monitor certain economist and capital market theorists on an ongoing basis for the development of our tactical themes that we use in steering our portfolios. In light of all the news you are bombarded with, we thought we would help you “tune out the noise.”

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Q1 2014 Market Update

2014 got off to a rocky start for investors as concerns about growth in a tighter monetary policy environment put pressure on developed equities despite signs of on-trend growth in the U.S. Europe, and Japan. Markets rebounded in February, however the rally stalled as investors focused on the situation in Ukraine and on comments made…

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