The overall environment for accepting investment risk is neutral. US Economic recovery solidly on track, and the robust nature of the recovery has led to higher prices as well as challenges supplying finished goods fast enough to meet demand.
Most stock indexes trended higher last week, many to near all-time highs, as the US Labor Department reported payrolls increased by 943,000 last month. The increase exceeded economist expectations and drove the unemployment rate down to 5.4%.
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