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Stocks have outperformed every other asset in the long-run

Stocks have outperformed every other asset in the long-run. In shorter, specific periods however this can vary. Meanwhile, cash is in fact not king as it struggles to keep pace with inflation.

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Here’s What Gold, Rates, And The Dollar Did During The Last 8 Shutdowns

Congress’ inability to arrive at a short-term budget deal has led to a government shutdown.  Investors worry about the impact this has on their  investments. There have been 17 U.S. federal government shutdowns since 1976, and Scott  Minerd at Guggenheim Partners analyzed eight of the shutdowns in the past 30 years. From Minerd:

“Excluding drastic moves in commodity prices and  bond yields in the late 1970s, analysis of eight occasions during the past 30  years reveals that U.S. equities and the dollar tend to decline during shutdown  periods, while gold and commodities tend to perform well. Shutdown periods do  not appear to have a significant effect on 10-year Treasury yields.  Historically, when a shutdown ends, market performance reverses quickly, and  Treasury yields fall by an average of 22 basis points over the following 10  days.”

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