Financial markets began the third quarter positive only to see gains evaporate by September 30th.  It was the tale of two halves as the S&P 500 gained 13.7% during the first six weeks of [...]

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The second quarter of 2022 provided negative returns for most major financial markets.  There was little room for escape as a combination of economic factors pushed asset prices lower. An [...]

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D’Arcy Capital was a proud sponsor at this year’s Tea & Tonic 2022 which is the primary fundraiser for the Center for Community Solutions (CCS).  CCS San Diego is a non-profit organization [...]

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For the first time in almost two years stock markets were decidedly negative during the first quarter of 2022.  In a complete reversal from 2021, the technology heavy NASDAQ index was the worst [...]

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Anytime a geopolitical situation erupts in gunfire, it is very troubling.  It remains a scary concept even in the 21st century.  As a result of Russia invading Ukraine, human lives will [...]

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Not even the emergence of a new variant of Covid 19 could stall financial markets in the final quarter of 2021. Although stock markets initially fell sharply lower when Omicron was discovered, as [...]

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Portfolio managers have long understood the “big two” in long-term investing. These risks are systematic (market) and non-systematic (security specific). Market risk is the threat to a security [...]

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Stock markets took a much anticipated “breather” during the third quarter.  Most equity indexes traded in a tight range between slightly negative and slightly positive.  This ended a run of six [...]

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The global equity markets produced above average returns for the first quarter of 2021.  Most major indexes were up between 3.5% and 12.75%. Although the indexes were all positive, there [...]

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