• After a dismal 2022, the market recovered with a vengeance in 2023. Closing out the year with nine consecutive weeks of gains, the S&P 500® finished with an impressive 26% return for the year. The relentless strength of the Magnificent Seven powered those gains throughout, pushing the mega-cap S&P 500 Top 50 up a stonking 38%.


  • Thanks to optimism that the Fed would be able to engineer a soft landing, overall market sentiment improved drastically in the last two months of the year. This broadened the rally, with the S&P MidCap 400® and S&P SmallCap 600® both rising 16% for 2023.


  • Most sectors posted gains, led by Information Technology, up an astounding 58%, with Communication Services close behind, up 56%.