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Daily market snapshot

Equities finished broadly higher on Monday, with the S&P 500 logging its biggest advance in nine months. After last week's decline driven by concerns overs rising interest rates, markets found support from positive economic data and a slight pullback from a 52-week high in 10-year yields. Technology and high-growth stocks led to start the week, with strong gains in European and Asian equities and outperformance in small-cap stocks.

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Weekly market wrap

All eyes were on interest rates last week, as the rise in government bond yields accelerated, unsettling both equity and fixed-income markets. Bond volatility spiked to the highest level since April of last year, spilling over to other asset classes. While still very low from a historical perspective, yields have marched steadily higher over the last two months due to the prospects of an economic boom, or a rapid V-shaped recovery with accelerating inflation materializing later in the year. Tepid demand at an auction for government bonds last week and technical factors, like the selling of Treasuries from holders of mortgage securities, added fuel to the fire, leading to further increases in rates.

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Quarterly Market Outlook – Q4 2020

The Quarterly Market Outlook offers our perspective on recent activity in the capital markets. The Edward Jones Investment Policy Committee offers its viewpoints on the U.S. economy, stocks, the bond market, international markets and asset classes, as well as a special topic of interest to investors each quarter.

These aren’t short-term predictions. Rather, this is Edward Jones’ perspective on market and economic topics, designed to help you make decisions affecting your long-term financial strategy. As you read through each topic, you'll find specific actions you can discuss with your financial advisor.

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