Third Quarter Market Overview

Market Outlook

10/31/2018

Wayne Wicker, CFA®

Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer

ICMA-RC’s Wayne Wicker, CFA, Senior Vice President & Chief Investment Officer, discusses the financial markets’ performance over the past quarter and potential upcoming market activity in the Third Quarter 2018 Market Overview..

Mr. Wicker expands on the following key points:

  • Progress has been made on trade negotiations, but conflict with China remains
  • The Fed appears increasingly confident about future rate hikes
  • U.S. large-cap growth stocks were the standout performers globally
  • Corporate bond spread tightening drove returns in fixed income markets

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