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Investment Strategy
by Larry Adam
Chief Investment Officer, Private Client Group

Weekly Headings

June 26, 2020

Key Takeaways

Yesterday was National Handshake Day, a day that hopefully wasn’t practiced and was instead replaced with extra hand washing and plenty of sanitizer! Sadly, even after the health crisis is over, I would not be surprised if this holiday, or even the gesture itself, becomes less celebrated. The rampant spread of COVID-19 across the globe made us acutely aware of our hygienic practices as they relate to the spread of disease, and I suspect the virus will have a long-lasting impact on our interpersonal interactions. Before the outbreak, I was traveling on a weekly basis in order to present our economic and financial market outlook to our firm’s clients face-to-face. Now, these conversations are occurring through video conferencing and webinars instead, and likely will be for the foreseeable future. We miss meeting with investors in person, but in the meantime we hope our ongoing investment insights lend you a hand as you navigate portfolio decisions during this prolonged period of uncertainty.

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