Global slowdown, recession risks push JP Morgan Asset Management to adopt ‘cautious’ strategy

Another Debbie-downer story. With market growth seeming to slow, strategies will have to change with it. Are your strategies reactive or more proactive? If there’s little planning to your portfolio’s evolution, you’re probably on the reactive side.

Either way, as you work through your risk balancing act, make sure you’ve mapped your positions correctly, or your portfolio’s risk will be way off.

“We went from a story of synchronized global growth in 2017 to one in which there was U.S. growth leadership in 2018,” Mandel said. “At the beginning part of 2019, it’s looking to become more synchronized again, but not in a good way.”