September 4th, 2013
While the summer has been quite mild, we anticipate market volatility will heat up in September and October. The Congressional debate over the debt ceiling that could lead to a possible government shutdown, to taper or not to taper, the uncertainty of Ben Bernanke’s successor and the Syrian conflict are all issues facing the markets over the next couple of months. We at BT Wealth Management believe investors should stay the course with their asset allocation. The noise and headlines can cause investors to make decisions that may not be in their long term best interests. For a good overview of some of these looming issues, see the article below.