What is it we can learn from the last market downturn and subsequent recovery?
The stock market has been doing very well lately and continues the advance that began eight years ago. On March 9th, 2009, in the depths of the great recession, the S&P 500 touched 666, representing a 58% decline from the prior peak of 1,576 in October, 2007. As of writing this, the S&P 500 sits at 2,375, an impressive 257% increase from the bottom and a 51% increase over the prior peak. These returns are even higher when adjusted for dividends.
The Partners Group Employees Help Store to Door Give Independence to Seniors and People With Disabilities
The Partners Group employees shop to help seniors and people with disabilities as part of the holiday volunteering program at The Partners Group. The employees helped 93 home-bound seniors and people with disabilities receive their food and medications for the week by shopping for their items at Fred Meyer. The organization will then deliver the items to those who requested the orders.
The Partners Group employees spent the day packaging oatmeal as part of the holiday volunteering program at The Partners Group. Employees helped package 8,840 meals of oatmeal, which equaled 140 meals packaged per employee.
While working to eliminate hunger in Oregon, the Oregon Food Bank addresses the root causes of hunger through public policy, nutrition and garden education, and public awareness. Today the Oregon Food Bank collects food from farmers, manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, individuals and government sources. The Oregon Food Bank distributes food through a statewide network of 21 regional food […]
The Partners Group Employees Helped Bring Hope During This Holiday Season at the Portland Rescue Mission
As part of The Partners Group's holiday volunteering program, TPG employees assembled and put up Christmas decorations in the dining room, chapel, women's dorm and lobby. They also served and ate lunch with the Portland Rescue Mission men, women and staff.
Every year, Portland Rescue Mission offers hope to thousands of hurting men, women and children affected by homelessness, addiction, hunger and abuse. The Portland Rescue Mission provides vital services through outreach programs that restore dignity and offer friendship to people in desperate need.
As part of The Partners Group’s holiday volunteering program, TPG employees spent the day assisting with multiple tasks. The employees were bathroom monitors, were on shopping cart duty and bagged and tagged at the check stand. During this time, some volunteers were invited to be a shopper. First, shoppers assisted a child to pick donated items that included: a new Columbia Sportswear winter coat, a fleece and a hat, books, stuffed animals (for themselves and siblings), personal hygiene items and more. The next stop is Santa’s sleigh to get […]