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What if the US Strikes Syria

What is the best investment advice if the U.S. escalates its involvement in the Syrian civil war? Do nothing.

That’s for two reasons. First, you undoubtedly will be too late if you sell after seeing headlines that the U.S. has launched a missile strike, Russia fires back, or worse. Many firms have software programs that constantly scour various news feeds for even a mention of such escalation and which would immediately start selling if it detected any. You wouldn’t stand a chance of front-running them. 04.13.18