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North America investment overview Q1 2016

US president’s home stretch in the Oval Office is typically accompanied by a period of stock market buoyancy. Not least because of efforts by the incumbent to demonstrate economic health and his party’s re-electability.

Meanwhile, low oil prices, improved consumer confidence and a 14.5% spike in the sale of new homes up to November 2015, according to the Department of Commerce, all raise expectations. The US economy might not be described as a sprinter right now, but there is plenty going for this slow and steady workhorse.

“What we’ve got is a fairly good economic engine,” says…

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