Market Performance as of the 4th quarter 2017

In somewhat blithe fashion, stock market returns accelerated through the fourth quarter and U.S. stocks pressed onward to reach all-time highs. The Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq recorded total returns of 10.92%, 6.63%, and 6.55% respectively to close out the final three months of the year.

Market Measures*       % Change     % Change     % Change
     4Q Ending   6Mo Ending     1Yr Ending
      12/31/2017     12/31/2017     12/31/2017
  Dow Jones Industrial Avg          10.92%         17.06%       27.91%
  S&P 500(Cap Wtd)            6.63%         11.40%       21.78%
  NYSE Composite            4.91%           8.90%       15.84%
  NASQAD Composite            6.55%         13.01%        29.61%
  Russell 1000 Large Cap            6.59%          11.36%        21.69%
  Russell 2000 Small Cap            3.34%           9.20%        14.65%
  Russell 1000 Growth            7.86%         14.23%         30.21%
  Russell 1000 Value            5.33%           8.61%         13.66%
  S&P Citigroup Growth            6.80%          12.45%         27.44%
  S&P Citigroup Value            6.33%          10.30%         15.36%
  Lipper Large Cap Value            6.60%          10.41%         16.05%
  Barclays Capital Int Bond           -0.20%           0.40%           2.14%
  U.S. T-Bills (90 days)            0.28%           0.60%           0.82%
  Consumer Price Index            0.04%           0.80%           2.27%
* Including Dividends

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