Keep track of the big-picture trends and economic issues that drive the markets. Turn to our market perspectives for an overview of recent market activity and our expectations for the months and years ahead.

Q3 2017 Colony Market Perspectives

Strong and sweeping global growth outweighed mounting geopolitical rancor and devastating natural disasters, sending risk assets higher during the quarter.

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Q2 2017 Colony Market Perspectives

Global equity markets continued to march higher during the second quarter of 2017, boosted by strong corporate earnings growth.  What was most notable about the second quarter was how tranquil the markets were.

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Q1 2017 Colony Market Perspectives

The positive momentum in the markets that began following the November 2016 presidential election continued through the first quarter of 2017 as the S&P 500 returned 6.1%, its strongest quarter since the end of 2015.

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