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Politics, not economics, remains focus of markets

Portfolios should be kept diversified in order to weather political controversies that might spell trouble

For what it's worth, the stock market isn't predicting a dystopian future. On the contrary, despite political turmoil, stocks have been extraordinarily steady, performing as if there were no clouds on the horizon.

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THE Trump stock market rally has displayed formidable staying power, yet there are reasons to be uneasy.

The potential troubles are not bubbling up from the economy or from the market itself, but from the world of politics. That raises ticklish questions for the millions...

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