iSectors®, LLC 1st Quarter 2021 Summary Commentary

By Chief Investment Officer, Chuck Self on April 27, 2021

Summary Overview

  • Standard & Poor’s 500 (S&P 500) Index rose 6.17% during the quarter, and it was up 56.35% over the past twelve months.
  • MSCI All Country World ex-US Index (international stocks) lagged U.S. stocks in the 1st quarter, with the index up 4.68%. The index rose 55.31% over the past twelve months.
  • MSCI Emerging Markets Equities Index was up 2.29% for the quarter and 58.39% over the past twelve months.
  • Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index underperformed stocks by falling 3.37% during the quarter.  The index rose 0.71% over the past twelve months.
  • Bloomberg Barclays 1-3 Year Government Bond Index declined 0.04% in the quarter and rose 1.57% over the past twelve months.
  • Rogers International Commodities Index increased by 10.90% for the quarter and was up 50.48% over the past twelve months.
  • Gold underperformed the broad commodity markets by dropping 10.41% in the quarter and rising only 5.10% over the past twelve months.
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