June Monthly Commentary

With the Federal Reserve opting to skip an interest rate hike and the slew of robust economic data, the U.S. economy continued to flex its muscles in June. Despite the Fed’s decision to forgo a rate hike in June while … Continued

May Monthly Commentary

Global equities were mixed in May, with U.S. markets outperforming despite continued concerns around economic growth and the protracted negotiations on the debt ceiling. The S&P 500 Index ended the month up 0.4%, pushing year-to-date returns to 9.6%. These gains … Continued

April Monthly Commentary

Risk assets traded higher in April as positive economic data and better-than-expected earnings supported market sentiment. In the U.S., the economy expanded at an annualized rate of 2.2% in the first quarter as an increase in consumption and government spending … Continued

UU Common Endowment Fund: Save the Date May 8th and 9th

Hello UUCEF Investors, We have scheduled two meetings (May 8th at 12pm Eastern and May 9th 4pm Eastern) to discuss the upcoming UUA General Assembly Business Resolution, Complete Divestment from the Fossil Fuel Industry and Subsequent Reparations, with you, our … Continued

March Monthly Commentary

The Federal Reserve stepped in last month, infusing liquidity into the banking sector, in a bid to quell the rising turmoil precipitated by higher interest rates and the collapse of a handful of banks. Equities got a boost as the … Continued

February Monthly Commentary

Risk-off sentiment washed over markets in February as fresh economic data paved the way for continued rate hikes and a tighter monetary policy backdrop. In the U.S., inflation data softened at a slower rate than anticipated, while labor market numbers … Continued

January Monthly Commentary

Global assets started 2023 on solid footing amid signs of waning inflation and robust growth. In the U.S., headline CPI marked its first monthly decline since May 2020, falling 0.1% in December, after rising 6.5% in 2022. Labor markets remained … Continued

December Monthly Commentary

Equities sold off in December amid recessionary fears fueled by the Federal Reserve’s tighter monetary policy. In the U.S., the S&P 500 Index fell 5.8%, bringing losses for 2022 to 18.1%, the worst calendar year return since the Global Financial … Continued