In the third quarter of 2018 domestic stocks (+7.12%) continued to outpace other regions (Developed +1.31% and Emerging -1.09%) and Large Caps outperformed Small Cap stocks. Real estate investment trust (-0.17%) under performed equities. While value stocks only out performed growth stocks in emerging markets and were actually the only positive performing stocks for the group. In the US interest rates increased. The US Bond Market barely stayed positive (0.02%) while the Treasury Yield Curve maintained a similar and relatively flattening shape as last quarter calling into question the need for longer dated maturities. The international bond market was slightly down (-0.17%).