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Investing Specialists

Markets Churn Violently in Early 2016

Strong equity returns in March brought the market back to where it started the year.

Equity markets have gone almost nowhere year to date. Emerging markets have done the best, gaining about 5%, and Japan the worst, down about 7%. Europe was also down but by a smaller amount, and the U.S. S&P 500 has returned about 2% year to date. However, that relative calm belies some powerful volatility.

Rough Start to 2016