The second quarter proved mostly unexceptional. Sure, we could point to headlines and such, intimating at some connection between how markets reacted and reflecting on the performance of our models amidst those reactions. But, as we often note, such comments would be more conjecture than conviction. Besides, there really wasn’t much in the way of highlights (aside from one we’ll soon review). Although market volatility has risen, we might concede that markets are beginning to “work” in a manner more like that expressed in their pre-Financial Crisis past, a welcome return to ordinary.
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