Arcadia Wealth Management

Second Quarter 2024 – Quarterly Market Review

OVERVIEW: Market Summary World Stock Market Performance World Asset Classes US Stocks International Developed Stocks Emerging Markets Stocks Select Market Performance Select Currency Performance vs. US Dollar Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) Commodities Fixed Income Global Fixed Income Impact of Diversification Quarterly Topic: Reality Meets Expectations for the Mag 7 CONTINUE READING

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We unpack the beenfits of the shift to a shorter T+1 settlement cycle for U.S. securities.

Going Back to T+1

Key Takeaways The move to T+1 settlement for U.S. securities represents a significant development expected to reduce counterparty risk for investors. The shift is a continuation of a longer-term trend toward shorter settlement cycles driven by technological advancements. Other non-U.S. markets have already enacted T+1, with more markets expected to follow suit. Every trading day,

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First Quarter 2024 – Quarterly Market Review

OVERVIEW: Market Summary World Stock Market Performance World Asset Classes US Stocks International Developed Stocks Emerging Markets Stocks Select Market Performance Select Currency Performance vs. US Dollar Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) Commodities Fixed Income Global Fixed Income Impact of Diversification Quarterly Topic: The Next BlackBerry? CONTINUE READING

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Fourth Quarter 2023 – Quarterly Market Review

OVERVIEW: Market Summary World Stock Market Performance World Asset Classes US Stocks International Developed Stocks Emerging Markets Stocks Select Market Performance Select Currency Performance vs. US Dollar Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) Commodities Fixed Income Global Fixed Income Impact of Diversification Quarterly Topic: Country Debt and Stock Returns CONTINUE READING

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Examine why short-term economic forecasts often fail to match reality.

The Certain Uncertainty of Short-Run Economic Predictions

Bloomberg published an article near the end of December last year reporting outcomes from its latest monthly economic survey.1 Survey respondents included 38 economists who each offered a forecast for 2023. Like many at the time, the survey results were generally pessimistic about the economy. The survey’s median estimated growth rate for U.S. gross domestic

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