Will the Iran Scare Cause Market Shockwaves? The specter of conflict with Iran has dominated headlines recently. Should it also determine your investment strategy? In this episode of The Adviser You Can Talk To Podcast, Chief Investment Officer Jim Lowell and Deputy Director of Research Brian Mackey break down the research on past crises in the Middle East and their effects on: Commodity prices (including gold) The stock market Energy prices—and why a ‘70s-style oil shock is unlikely They also discuss the potential impact of a cyberattack on U.S. infrastructure. The Middle East has been plagued by conflict, but markets have pulled through in the past. To find out what the latest tensions mean for the future of your portfolio, listen today! For informational purposes only; not a recommendation to buy, hold or sell any investment product. Past performance is not an indication of future returns. Speak with a financial adviser before taking specific action.