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Equity Markets Bounce Back in Fourth Quarter

Posted by Nate Gendelman on 1/15/23 12:51 PM
Nate Gendelman

After enduring a brutal nine months, equity markets bounced back and ended the 4th quarter solidly ahead. Sadly, these gains only partially recouped the losses incurred during 2022. Triggering the upswing were indications that inflation was beginning to moderate. International stocks were particularly strong, as was the energy sector. Bond prices also rose during the quarter, breaking a string of three consecutive declines.