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Investment Outlook: December 2018

Posted by David Gunderson on Dec 6, 2018 12:06:51 PM

US Freedom Capital
Investment Outlook
December 2018

From: David Gunderson, Chief Investment Officer

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Topics: Dallas, Texas, Investment, USD, real estate, Hedge, volatility

3 reasons why Diversification matters

Posted by USFC Team on Jul 6, 2018 8:25:53 AM

We’ve all heard the ancient adage “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket”.  This applies to even the minute aspects of life, including how you allocate the wealth in your portfolio.

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Topics: Portfolio, Diversification, stable, Returns, Hedge, Inflationadjusted, Lowrisk

International Equities and the U.S. Dollar: Is It Time to Hedge?

Posted by USFC Team on Jun 7, 2018 2:39:53 AM

In a reversal from last year, the U.S. dollar has strengthened against other major currencies in 2018, reflecting rising U.S. rates, expectations of more Federal Reserve rate hikes and recent sluggish economic data outside the U.S. While U.S. dollar strength has broad implications for earnings and markets, it also has a direct impact on the performance of international equity allocations for U.S. investors. Most international equity strategies are un-hedged, which generally benefits U.S. investors in periods of dollar weakness but creates a headwind for returns when the dollar is strengthening.

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Topics: USD, Hedge, Equity, Investment

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