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2013 1st Quarter Commentary

May 14, 2013  |   Insight,News & Press   |     |   0 Comment

Overview
The first quarter of 2013 witnessed the best equity returns over a three month period for quite some time with both the Dow Jones and the S&P 500 reaching all-time highs.  The strong performance overshadowed the discussions in December of budget impasses, sequestration and overreaching tax plans.  The market was driven by relatively strong 4Q earnings reports, stronger than expected economic readings and less noise from Washington that had elicited ...