September brings positive quarter
Quarter Ending September 30, 2010
For the recent quarter ending September 30, 2010, the market had a decidedly positive move. U.S. general stocks were up 11.1%, exactly matching their trailing twelve month gain. International stocks were stronger with a 16% gain vs. 11.1% for the trailing twelve months. Taxable bonds gained 4% vs. 10.4% for the trailing twelve months, and municipal bonds gained 33% vs. 5.5% for the trailing twelve months.