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KCM On Balance – October 2021

The leaves are just beginning to turn, pumpkin spice lattes are now available, and children are back at school. And children 5-11 years old may soon have access to COVID vaccines.

The stock market mostly continues its upward journey, although the end of September saw a retreat on the back of higher Treasury yields. The Consumer Confidence Index declined to the lowest level since February, given the ongoing flare-ups of COVID, but the economic outlook remains positive. Although short-term selling may put some downward pressure on tech and growth names, stocks still hold considerable potential. As always, a long-term orientation should help keep investors on track.

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