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Federated - Strategic Value Dividend Q2 Commentary

Posted by WrapManager's Investment Policy Committee

July 29, 2015

Federated has released their second quarter, managed account commentary for their Strategic Value Dividend portfolio. 

"Market Overview

The major equity indexes slipped in June, as generally better-than-expected data on the U.S. economy gave way to worries late in the month over a possible Greek default, exit from the euro or both.The bulk of the monthly decline, which saw the S&P 500, Dow and NASDAQ fall a respective 2.1%, 2.2% and 1.6%, came on June 29, when a strong risk-off trade sent global equity markets tumbling as the Greek issue came to a head. June’s losses were enough to push the S&P to a virtually flat total return for the quarter. 

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