By Donna Gilding

The month of June was a pretty lousy month across the board. Equities and fixed income posted negative returns. The quarter was lackluster, especially for interest-rate sensitive securities such as REITs and MLPs. On a year-to-date basis, US and emerging markets small cap stocks have been the best performers. The Russell Microcap, for example, is up 2.80% and emerging markets small cap is up 8.25%.Read More