Episode 56: Half Full - The Case for Remaining Invested in US Equities

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17 JAN 2017 - US equities have returned nearly 300% since the trough of the global financial crisis, and now sit at historically high valuations. Sharmin Mossavar-Rahmani, chief investment officer of Private Wealth Management at Goldman Sachs, says that high valuations alone are not enough to warrant underweighting equities. What’s important is context: she explains her optimism towards the US economy, as well as the potential risks to her views.

 

This podcast was recorded on January 10, 2017.

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