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Treading water may not be as exciting as swimming full speed ahead, but keeping one’s head above water certainly isn’t a bad thing. It sure beats getting knocked back by a tidal wave.

In this quarter’s Perspectives, we draw a comparison between treading water and what we see happening in the markets, the economy and U.S. policy.

We also review economic and political developments at home and abroad, and we cover the impact those developments have had on the markets. Additionally, we look at why asset allocation may be one of the most important parts of your investing strategy.

Read our May 2017 Perspectives below, or click here to download >>