The S&P 500 saw more volatility in the last two weeks than in the last two years. This is after a short-lived recovery from the first bout of volatility seen in late January. At both times, the market landed at a similar price, known as technical support. It seems that investors find the market too much of a bargain to ignore at around 2,600 on the S&P. (See chart) If the price drops below this number, it has the potential of falling further. Now may be a good time to check y
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As populism makes its way around the world electorate, new candidates spout their own protectionist rhetoric. This has special implications for investors who benefit from free trade and fair business practices. Without governments upholding these principals, this puts your money at risk and reallocation should be considered. Italy's election is between two anti-establishment, anti-EU parties that threaten European stability. If the center-right coalition wins, which looks lik