Weekly Insight | September 1, 2021

To Our Readers,

Today’s edition of the Weekly Insight is a special one for BTC Capital Management. It represents the completion of 10 consecutive years of producing this publication as our first issue was produced on August 31, 2011.

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.

Weekly Insight | July 28, 2021

The S&P 500 rallied back this week to again set another high. The index was up 1.0% on the week as large cap domestic equities remain the source of outperformance.

Weekly Insight | July 21, 2021

The 2021 second quarter earnings season has started out strong. So far, 20% of S&P 500 companies have reported and earnings and sales growth are coming in a lot stronger than expected.

Weekly Insight | July 14, 2021

The S&P 500 inched up to again make a new all-time high led by tech mega-caps. Small caps were down 2.2% and continued their notable underperformance of late. Emerging markets remain down on the month but are not faring as bad as domestic small cap equities.