Trouble Brewing in Europe

I have been following the performance of the STOXX Europe 600 Index with interest, waiting to see if it could muster the strength to break out of the triangle consolidation that has formed since European stocks peaked in 2015. I was unsure whether the market would break out higher or lower, so I have been patiently waiting for the market to show its hand. A break higher and I planned to take a position in EU stocks in the Active Asset Allocator; a break lower and an overweight holding in cash would remain the order of the day. It has been a slow process but my patience has finally been rewarded. Cash is a position and remains so as global stock markets break down. We will get the opportunity to build up the equity allocation in the Active Asset Allocator but that time has not yet come. It is still time to place defence.

 
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