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April Market Review

April Market Review | The Stuard & Thornberry Group | Baird Private Wealth Management Post-Stimulus Boost, COVID-19 Cases Declining and Robust Corporate Earnings April was another strong month for the stock market with the S&P 500 gaining 5.3%. Markets were boosted by the benefits of the $1.9 trillion stimulus package passed in March, as well as by rising consumer confidence as new COVID-19 cases declined nationwide. The combined effects of the stimulus and a more positive U.S. consumer translated into robust corporate earnings growth, which in turn drove strong performance.

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March Market Review

March Market Review | The Stuard & Thornberry Group | Baird Private Wealth Management Stimulus, COVID-19 Vaccinations and Rising Rates The S&P 500 continued to grind higher in March, boosted by another round of economic stimulus and increased vaccination rates in the United States. Even against the headwind of rising interest rates, the S&P 500 gained 4.4% on the month, for total return of 6.2% year-to-date.

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