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End of Year Market Volatility

Posted by Doug Hutchinson | CFA®, Director of Research and Trading

December 18, 2018

 The recent pullback in global stock markets has caused some concern that the bull market in equities is winding down. There is even some concern that this pullback is among the initial signs of an upcoming recession. 

To gain some better historical perspective on the recent movement in the stock market, let’s take a look at historical intra-year market declines versus calendar year returns.1

 

 

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