U.S. and International Stocks

HFG Perspective: July

July 1, 2014

It is hard to believe that we are already at the halfway point of the year. Time does fly when we are out enjoying life!

While stocks aren’t flying high like they were in 2013, we still saw advances and the occasional new all-time market high in the first half. Given last year’s robust returns, stocks are generally where we expected them to be this year. Both U.S. and international stocks have posted mid-single digit returns in the first six months of the year, but the path we took to get those returns wasn’t a straight line. (more…)