December 2015 – Economic Review

December 2015 - Economic Review

Stocks and bonds fell during December, closing off a turbulent year.

U.S. growth stocks strongly outperformed their value counterparts and large-cap stocks bested small-cap stocks during 2015. Developed market foreign stocks fell for a second year and emerging market stocks posted a third consecutive losing year. High-yield bond issues lost 4.5% for the year, losing ground in six of the last seven months.

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In this issue:

  • Ag Commodity Prices
  • U.S. Auto Sales
  • OPEC Oil Production
  • Market Returns as of December 31, 2015