Why I'm Growing Cautious About the Markets

With interest rates stuck in low gear, consider holding more bonds, cash and alternative investments.

In Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller's seminal book, Irrational Exuberance, the Yale economics professor describes how the capital markets tend to move in feedback loops, sometimes positive and sometimes negative. He looks at periods in which market "bubbles" have formed and ultimately popped, such as the sub-prime housing market in 2008, the dot-com bubble of the late 1990s, going all the way back to the famous Holland tulip mania of the 17th century.

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Bryan Koslow, MBA, CFP®, CPA, PFS, CDFA™
Founder & President, Clarus Financial Inc.

Bryan is the Founder & President of Clarus Financial Inc., an Integrated Wealth Management firm with offices in New York City and New Jersey.

Bryan is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®), a Personal Financial Specialist (PFS), and a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA™). He holds FINRA securities registrations Series 7, 63, 65, and has his New Jersey Life and Health Insurance license.