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« Understanding Risk: The Role of Bonds | Main | Weighing the Week Ahead: Will Markets Look Beyond the Washington Logjam? »

September 28, 2013


Mark Pope


While I agree that you MUST invest in the current political environment regardless of your views, beliefs, wishful thinking or the meaningless predictions based on some idiomatic political philosophy, government policy has such a remarkable effect on investment outcomes these days that it is difficult to completely separate the two.

Political personalities, such as the Fed Chair, can dramatically effect the investing environment, whether or not they can be counted on to perform as they have in the past. Sort of like stock and mutual fund past performance metrics.

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