Safe Haven Assets Rise on Geopolitical Tensions and Trade War Talks

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By Nathan Young

As tensions continue to rise amongst nations, investors are seeing a shift into safe have assets. These are assets that can handle volatile conditions in the market and preserve value for investors. Gold and bonds saw an uptick as the Syria crisis brought the United States closer to launching missiles in response to the gas attack on the people of Syria.

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Not only are geopolitical tensions on the rise, we are seeing a slow down of the nearly decade long bull run in the markets. Fundamental numbers continue to bode well for investors, but at some point the government is going to rip off the band aid that was saving the economy from the housing crisis, and we’ll see how the U.S. economy really is. Valuations continue to be high and consumers are spending. This is all because consumers do not fear the market or a recession.

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