2016 Review & A Look Ahead
The stock market had a solid end to what had been a choppy year. U.S. Equities, as represented by the S&P 500, were up 3.82% for the fourth quarter and 11.96% for the year including dividends. Most of the broad asset classes finished in positive territory. One standout was the Small Cap space within U.S. Equities. The Russell 2000 Index was up 8.80% in the last three months of the year and 21.30% for the year including dividends.