What Trump and the Other Presidential Candidates Are Not Talking About

While our politicians ignore our huge economic problems, investors should brace themselves for the fallout.

Remember the fiscal crisis? It never went away; it just got boring. While many Americans took a "what I can't see won't hurt me" attitude, this Washington monster kept getting bigger and bigger.

Not that you would know anything about it from the candidates. They are too busy running around declaring that they will make America great again or that everybody should get free college or that they are still relevant. Whatever they're saying, none of them are dealing with the real issues. That would require strength, leadership and fearlessness in the face of political suicide.

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John Riley, AIF
Chief Strategist, Cornerstone Investment Services

In 1999, John Riley established Cornerstone Investment Services to offer investors an alternative to Wall Street. He is unique among financial advisers for having passed the Series 86 and 87 exams to become a registered Research Analyst. Since breaking free of the crowd, John has been able to manage clients' money in a way that prepares them for the trends he sees in the markets and the surprises Wall Street misses.