After all that, we're back where we started

The past few months were bananas in the global markets.

Things that were supposed to happen didn’t happen as things that no one saw coming did. In case you missed it, here are some highlights:

The markets are a funny beast because, not only are markets off of their lows, they’re almost all the way back to levels we were at at the beginning of the summer.

Here’s an annotated chart of the S&P 500, brent oil, and an index of emerging market currencies from Deutsche Bank.

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