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The Latest Maket Insights 2019-Q2

Through the first six months of the year, it is apparent that both the economic and investing environment have become a bit more challenging. Although capital markets are enjoying a welcome rebound from last year’s lackluster performance, and the economy posted a 3.0 percent annual growth rate through March, several key domestic economic indicators have started to weaken. Further, there are added pressures from the trade war with China, slowing growth in Europe and geopolitical issues around the world. The challenge for investors is sifting through the plethora of data and determining whether the economy is just entering a “soft patch” and growth will soon pick up, or if these pressures will end the 10-year expansion and investors should think about making adjustments to their portfolios and reducing their expectations moving forward.

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