Weekly Insight | August 25, 2021

Domestic equities moved higher on the week as small caps bounced, just as it looked like the trap door was opening. The S&P 500 tacked on 2.2%, but advances of 3.6% in the NASDAQ and 3.7% in the Russell 2000 helped cyclicals outpace defensives.

Weekly Insight | August 18, 2021

The second quarter earnings season approaches a close with 95% of S&P 500 companies having reported results. It was a strong quarter for companies. Earnings and sales are up 94.40% and 25.97% respectively.

Five in Five | August 2021

Welcome to the first edition of Five in Five, a new monthly publication from the Investment Team at BTC Capital Management. Each month we’ll share five graphs that illustrate the current state of the markets, with brief commentary that can be absorbed in five minutes or less.

Weekly Insight | August 11, 2021

Domestic equities moved higher on the week; this time led by small caps. The Russell 2000 advanced 2.5% versus the 1.1% gain in the S&P 500. The NASDAQ was the laggard with a fractional drop.

Weekly Insight | August, 4, 2021

The big headline this week was the GDP growth miss. GDP was expected to grow by 8.5% this quarter, however actual growth came in at 6.5%. Decreased federal government spending in the quarter slowed overall growth.