Monday, October 30, 2017

Q3 Retirement Market Recap - Stocks Advance for the Eighth Consecutive Quarter

U.S. stocks, as measured by the S&P 500 Index, extended their gains for the eighth consecutive quarter, with the Index up 4.5%. The Index is up 18.6% for the one-year period through September 30, 2017.

The market shrugged off devastating hurricanes and political turmoil in Washington. In fact, the hurricanes stimulated demand for replacement cars and trucks, providing a welcome sales boost to that industry.

Read the Q3 Retirement Market Recap to learn more about the 3rd quarter stocks and bonds performance, and also review tips on "Understanding Stable Value Funds".

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