Group CIO Dan Ivascyn discusses the factors that typically cause volatility to increase at year-end, but says we likely won’t see a repeat of the level of volatility that roiled financial markets at the end of last year.

For an extended discussion of our views on investing in the current environment, please watch the latest “View From the Investment Committee” video with Group CIO Dan Ivascyn.

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