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The risk of a “no deal” Brexit and the potential economic harm that accompanies it increased last week.
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Although certain high-frequency data haven’t improved markedly, the threat of the virus has started to recede.
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The recent imbalances in the stock market can lead to vulnerability; rebalancing portfolios may be valuable to help balance exposure to U.S. capitalization-weighted benchmarks relative to international stocks.
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Confidence matters; faith in a brighter future drives risk taking, fueling growth through investment and consumption.
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Let’s take a look at how recent developments may have impacted long-term returns for stock market investors.
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The U.S. dollar has been showing signs of weakening, a trend that may underscore the importance of global diversification.
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Investors must balance ongoing risks of the coronavirus against the extra yield the bonds provide.
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If not extended or replaced, the fading support for the unemployed raises the risk of weakening economic momentum, turning the V-shaped recovery into a W.
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In order to help try to make sense of it all, let’s take a look at where the stock market makes sense right now and where it doesn’t.
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A second wave of global COVID-19 is getting a lot of media attention, but the appearance of a global second wave of cases is primarily driven by the different timing of first waves across countries—rather than second waves within countries.
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