Quarterly Thoughts – Q4 2013

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Will a disciplined investment process improve your health?  Recent research says yes.  Stress caused by dramatic market movements, the financial press, and investors’ common behavioral mistakes can make people feel queasy… or worse. A March 2013 study by the University of California at San Diego found that hospitalizations rise on days when stock market prices fall. Another study published in the American Journal of Cardiology showed a significant correlation between a period of stock-market decrease and rates of heart attacks.

By helping clients develop and staying focused on their goals, and applying a prudent process, our clients are better able to separate emotions from short-term market movements. The result is greater peace of mind, and possibly health.