Quarterly Market Review Q2 2013

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Quarterly market review for the second quarter of 2013.
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  Q2 Quarterly Market Review Second Quarter 2013  Quarterly Market Review Second Quarter 2013Overview:Market SummaryTimeline of EventsWorld Asset ClassesUS StocksInternational Developed StocksEmerging Markets StocksSelect Country PerformanceReal Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)CommoditiesFixed IncomeGlobal DiversificationQuarterly Topic: The Art of Letting Go This report features world capital market performanceand a timeline of events for the last quarter. It begins witha global overview, then features the returns of stock andbond asset classes in the US and international markets.The report also illustrates the performance of globallydiversified portfolios and features a topic of the quarter.  US StockMarketGlobalReal EstateInternationalDevelopedStocksUS BondMarketGlobalBondMarket+2.69%-1.61%-4.39%-2.32% -1.73%EmergingMarketsStocks BONDSSTOCKS -8.08% Market Summary 3 Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Indices are not available for direct investment. Index performance does not reflect the expenses associated with the management of an actual portfolio.  Market segment (index representation) as follows: US Stock Market (Russell 3000 Index), International Developed Stocks (MSCI World ex USA Index [net div.]), Emerging Markets (MSCI Emerging Markets Index [net div.]),Global Real Estate (S&P Global REIT Index), US Bond Market (Barclays US Aggregate Bond Index), and Global Bond Market (Barclays Global Aggregate Bond Index [Hedged to USD]). The S&P data are provided by Standard& Poor's Index Services Group. Russell data copyright © Russell Investment Group 1995  – 2013, all rights reserved. MSCI data copyright MSCI 2013, all rights reserved. Barclays data provided by Barclays Bank PLC. US long- term bonds, bills, and inflation data © Stocks, Bonds, Bills, and Inflation Yearbook™, Ibbotson Associates, Chicago (annually updated work by Roger G. Ibbotson and Rex A. Sinquefield). Second Quarter 2013 Index Returns  -4%-2%0%2%4%6%8%3/31 4/30 5/31 Timeline of Events: Quarter in Review 4 The graph illustrates the MSCI All Country World Index (net div.) daily returns over the quarter. Source: MSCI data copyright MSCI 2013, all rights reserved. The events highlighted are not intended to explain market movements. The index is not available for direct investment. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Second Quarter 2013 Gold posts its largest 1-day decline,falling more than $125 per ounce.Fitch downgrades UK'scredit rating from AAA to AA+, primarily due toweaker economic andfiscal outlook.87-year-old Giorgio Napolitano re-elected presidentof Italy following 2 months of political deadlock.European Central Bank cuts itskey interest rate to 0.5%, downfrom its last change in July 2012.Protests erupt in Gezi Park, Turkey, concerningredevelopment plans for new mosque andshopping center and later turn to anger againstgovernment policies.Fed Chairman Ben Bernankeannounces possible scenario ending Fed’s unlimited bond-buying programbeginning later this year and ending itentirely in mid-2014.Bank of Japan announces stimulus plan,injecting $1.4 trillion into economy in less than2 years and driving inflation up to 2%.On May 22, Fed Reserve Chairman Ben Bernankementions possibility of tapering bond purchases if economy continues to progress.Citizens of Brazil protest against risingtransportation costs and allegedmisuse of government spending. 6/30
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