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December Market Insight

As we move into the final month of the year, quite similarly to 2020, most people will look back on 2021 with mixed emotions. We cannot completely rejoice in our portfolio’s returns, without acknowledging the pain and toll upon our society caused by the pandemic. We are more than thankful that vaccines are plentiful and that so many have become re-employed. Twelve months ago, though the markets had already staged an impressive rebound, economic recovery was in its infancy. There was still great uncertainty. The U.S. election outcome remained contentious and COVID vaccine distribution had only begun. Much of the country, if not the world, remained in some type of social distancing protocols. Despite the unknown, astute investors recognized the opportunity and continued to reward innovative companies. Investors evaluated risk by utilizing their experience and sensed that economic activity would remain a primary global objective. Despite obstacles, and there are always obstacles, economies and companies grew, and corporate earnings are now the highest ever generated. We believe that this momentum will propel further gains into 2022.

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