15 May 2023

1st Quarter Newsletter 2023

Market Recap Despite the stress in the banking system, including the failure of Silicon Valley Bank, global equity markets held up remarkably well and posted solid returns for the quarter. The domestic stock market gained 7.5% in the first quarter. Developed international stocks did a bit better, rising 8.5% for the quarter and emerging markets […]

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15 May 2023

1st Quarter 2023 | Outlook for the US Economy by Dr. Ray Perryman

By M. Ray Perryman, PhD, CEO and President – The Perryman Group Overview Outlook for the US Economy – 1st ¬†Quarter 2023 By M. Ray Perryman, PhD, CEO and President The Perryman Group Employment The United States economy gained 4,349,000 net new jobs over the twelve-month period ending February 2023 for an annual employment growth […]

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21 Jan 2023

4th Quarter Newsletter 2022

Market Recap An extremely difficult year in the financial markets ended with a thud for U.S. stocks. Following a solid early fourth quarter rally, domestic stocks slumped in December and closed out the year with an 18.1% loss, its largest annual decline since 2008. Developed international stocks were down 14.5%, while emerging market stocks were […]

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20 Jan 2023

4th Quarter 2022 | Outlook for the US Economy by Dr. Ray Perryman

By M. Ray Perryman, PhD, CEO and President – The Perryman Group Overview Outlook for the US Economy – 4th Quarter 2022 By M. Ray Perryman, PhD, CEO and President The Perryman Group Employment The United States economy gained 4,419,000 net new jobs over the twelve-month period ending December 2022 for an annual employment growth […]

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25 Oct 2022

3rd Quarter Newsletter 2022

Market Recap After a very difficult first half of the year, equity markets rebounded in July and August on investor hopes of an easing in inflation and a Fed pivot or pause. The reprieve was short-lived however, as stocks tumbled to fresh lows in late September amid further aggressive central bank rate hikes and statements […]

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21 Jul 2022

2nd Quarter 2022 | Outlook for the US Economy by Dr. Ray Perryman

By M. Ray Perryman, PhD, CEO and President – The Perryman Group Overview The United States economy gained 6,469,000 net new jobs over the twelve-month period ending May 2022 for an annual employment growth rate of 4.45%. Over the past year, the arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation, and food services industries featured both the largest job […]

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