Personal Wealth Benjamin Felix 2017 Portfolio Returns PWL Capital 2018-01-22T10:00:55 January 22, 2018 2017 flew by. Headlines continued to be dominated by Trump, Bitcoin, and marijuana stocks, while the market as a whole steadily chugged along. Steadily enough for the S&P 500 to post a perfect year – a full year with not a single negative month (in USD). Canadian and International indexes did post some negative months, but completed a great year overall. Even bonds pulled their weight despite ever present concerns about rising interest rates.