Weekly Insight | August 17, 2022

Tightening Monetary Policy and Rate Hikes

This week’s release of the Federal Reserve’s (Fed) July meeting minutes drew focus from investors looking to see if any consideration was made by the Fed regarding when it would pivot away from tightening monetary policy and slow down the pace of rate hikes.

Weekly Insight | August 10, 2022

Equity Rise Continues as CPI Eases

Equities jumped on Wednesday after the Consumer Price Index (CPI) report for July came in well below expectations. This ended a four-day run of sideways movement that helped enable the Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index (VIX) to bleed lower.

Five in Five | August 2022

Welcome to Five in Five, a monthly publication from the Investment Team at BTC Capital Management. Each month we 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 | August 3, 2022

Equity Market Strength Continues

Stocks moved higher this week with the Russell 3000 Index returning 6.2%. This week’s strong showing was a major contributor to the 10.3% return that has been generated since the start of the third quarter.