Our Top Market Takeaways for the week ending December 20, 2019.

Another decade, come and gone. One of the biggest challenges in investing can be sifting through the noise and identifying what really matters for markets. Here are 10 events from the past decade that we think did matter, in that they helped shape the macroeconomic and investment environment that we’re in today.

All market and economic data as of December 2019 and sourced from Bloomberg and FactSet unless otherwise stated.

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