Ethan Pollard

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April 2019 Market Commentary

Posted by Ethan Pollard on May 13, 2019

Through the end of April, equity markets logged a fourth consecutive monthly gain to start the year, with major indexes recovering to levels last seen prior to the 2018 Q4 selloff. The Russell...

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First Quarter Market Commentary

Posted by Ethan Pollard on April 15, 2019

Financial markets seem to have emerged from a dark winter, with Q1 seeing strong rebounds in performance after last December’s steep sell-off. US stocks advanced +14.0% in Q1 as measured by the...

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February 2019 Market Commentary

Posted by Ethan Pollard on March 8, 2019

February saw a second consecutive monthly gain for equity markets to start the year, as stock prices continued to claw back losses from the fourth quarter of 2018. US markets rose +3.5% this...

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January 2019 Market Commentary

Posted by Ethan Pollard on February 5, 2019

What a difference a month can make! Markets that ended 2018 with steep December declines reversed course to churn out robust gains during the month of January. The S&P 500, the most widely...

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2018 Year-end Market Commentary

Posted by Ethan Pollard on January 11, 2019

2018 proved to be a curious year for financial markets. At the end of the third quarter, US stocks were firmly on track for their tenth consecutive year of gains, up +10.6% on the year through Q3...

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Mid-December Market Update

Posted by Ethan Pollard on December 21, 2018

Merry Christmas to you and yours!

This Christmas season, we hope you are focusing on spending time with loved ones and celebrating Christ’s birth.  At Archetype, our job is to worry about the...

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November 2018 Market Commentary

Posted by Ethan Pollard on December 5, 2018

Financial markets bounced back from a rough October to see gains across the board for the month of November. The S&P 500 gained +2.0% on the month and appears poised to end 2018 in positive...

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Frequently Asked Questions: The Three Dials

Posted by Ethan Pollard on November 20, 2018

Here at Archetype, we never want to be a “Black Box” when it comes to our investment strategies and philosophies. In fact, we want our clients to be empowered with the knowledge of how their...

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October 2018 Market Commentary

Posted by Ethan Pollard on November 6, 2018

 If October felt scary to you for reasons unrelated to Halloween, it may be due to the stock market’s biggest one-month decline in nearly ten years. In February of 2009, the S&P 500 index lost...

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Three Dials Deep Dive: Part III – Momentum

Posted by Ethan Pollard on November 2, 2018

Welcome to the third and final installment of the Archetype Wealth Partners Three Dials Deep Dive, where we attempt to help clients and the general public to understand our investment methodology....

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