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Quarterly Performance Update

Stocks, Bonds Delivered Gains

Third Quarter 2021

A steep selloff in September stifled earlier gains, yet U.S. stocks eked out their sixth consecutive quarterly advance, while nonU.S. stocks declined. Similarly, rising government bond yields in September pressured third-quarter global bond returns.

Q3 2021 Performance Update

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