Reasons for optimism and risks to be aware of in the second half of 2017

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By Joe Becker | 23 August 2017

So far in 2017, solid equity market returns, low unemployment, a growing economy, and low inflation point toward financial and economic health and offer reasons for optimism. Other indicators, however, sit near the high or low end of their longer-term ranges. Reversion to their respective means would have significant implications for investors.

The following article was written for and published in WealthManagement.com's 2017 Midyear Outlook (page 96).