VIEWPOINTS: Brian J. Machtley, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Cognios Capital; After strong gains in the stock market in 2013, many investors are beginning the New Year with portfolios that are heavily allocated to equities.
VIEWPOINTS: Brian J. Machtley, Executive Vice President, Head of Research & Portfolio Management, Cognios Capital; Historically, debt issued by the United States has been considered “risk-free” due to the fact that there is a near zero chance that the United States will default on its debt (i.e. not pay principal or interest).
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