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There are plenty of reasons to dump stocks this summer, but here’s why you shouldn’t


Smooth sailing?

Now is not the time, historically, to get excited about stocks. The July to October span has proven to be a loser, on average, over the past 30 years, and the current rally is feeling stretched. Then there’s the geopolitical circus. Nobody would blame you for shutting down your trading screens, ordering a fizzy drink with a pink umbrella and planting yourself unapologetically in the nearest hammock. Some long time market observers are even asking whether we’ve reached “the point of maximum financial risk”.