Investors Take Note of Geopolitical Risk

Belligerent rhetoric between the U.S. and North Korea commanded investor attention last week, pushing everything else to the side, at least temporarily. With earnings season, mostly complete, a light economic calendar, no central bank meetings and the U.S. Congress in recess, the heightened geopolitical tensions were enough of a concern to knock stocks off their stride and provide a lift to other, safe-haven assets.

from http://newsroom.ameriprise.com/commentary/investors-take-note-geopolitical-risk.htm

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