Several of the drivers behind the long-running bull market and economic recovery are evolving.
JULY: Despite a moderate decline in oil prices, July was another positive month across the energy sector. Midstream equities were the top performers for the month, with MLPs in particular rallying. A revised regulatory ruling from FERC contributed to a positive backdrop for the midstream sector.
With markets becoming less predictable, investors need a clear understanding of the features and risks of their investments – especially their alternative investments – to help them best manage their portfolios.