Investors were treated by the markets in January a little bit like Peyton Manning and the Broncos were treated by the Seahawks yesterday. Problems continue to arise in the emerging markets and it is too early to tell if the contagion will spread to the financial markets of the developed world.
This month’s report analyzes the need to re-define risk in portfolio construction. Specifically, how will rising-interest interest rates, likely to occur over the next decade, impact what we have traditionally considered “safe” investments.
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Brian Lockhart, CFP Geoff Eliason
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