Weekly Insight | October 27, 2021

Equity markets were led by the NASDAQ this week, which posted gains of 0.8%. Under the surface there was some weakness as the Russell 2000 fell 1.6%. Emerging markets were also soft with a decline of 1.4%.

Weekly Insight | October 20, 2021

Earnings season is moving. 20% of S&P 500 Index companies have reported their financial performance for the third quarter of 2021. The companies that have reported show earnings growth of 45% over the third quarter of 2020.

Five in Five | October 2021

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

Weekly Insight | October 13, 2021

There was a lot of news about the employment picture this week. Unemployment dipped below 5% in September to 4.8%. The expectation was for a 0.1% decrease from August to 5.1%.

Weekly Insight | October 6, 2021

Equity markets faced selling pressure on the week amid mounting risk factors. The S&P 500 was down 3.1% on the week. Small caps fared better with a drop of 2.6%, whereas the NASDAQ Composite was down 4.1% as rising rates scared the duration trade.