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Economic news: Investment outlook for 2019

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Weekly market update | 01.07.19 
Softer (but still positive) global growth provided meaningful difficulties for riskier investments such as stocks and low quality bonds in 2018. Looking into 2019, some headwinds for investors should ease.

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U.S. stock market history: A look at drawdowns and the economy
The overall capital market landscape remains turbulent, with major domestic and international indices marking new lows for 2018.

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Federal Reserve interest rate increase drives assets lower
The S&P 500 closed at a new low for the year following the Federal Reserve's decision to increase the target funds rate by 0.25 percent.

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2019 investment outlook: A more balanced view forward
As we look ahead to 2019, prospects for the coming year look a bit less clear than has been the case in recent years.

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U.S. equity markets touch new intra-year and closing lows: What's next?
Markets touched new lows on December 17. Volatility likely to remain for the remainder of the year and into early 2019.

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Capital market update: The great push-pull
Our investment strategists outline factors causing capital market volatility during the fourth quarter.

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Midterm election results: A stock market outlook
Historically, stocks have performed well after midterm elections. Read what may be next for the markets and domestic policy.

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How to determine risk tolerance
Time horizon and emotional response are key factors in an individual’s risk tolerance.

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What is a diversified portfolio?
Having tools in your portfolio that “zig” while others “zag” can help minimize the impact of market volatility.

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Diversification and private capital investment: Looking beyond the public markets for returns

Private capital investments may provide the opportunity to outperform public markets, but they require more than just a financial commitment.

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How diversification in investing may reduce risk

Why is diversification important in investing? Because risk never disappears — even in times of economic growth. The appropriate diversification strategy can help mitigate the impact of market volatility on your portfolio.

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What is a diversified portfolio?

Having tools in your portfolio that “zig” while others “zag” can help minimize the impact of market volatility.

Watch the video