Stateside Perspective: Bevy of bad news delivers a rough start to 2016


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Originally published at: http://whichinvestmenttrust.com/stateside-perspective-bevy-of-bad-news-delivers-a-rough-start-to-2016/
Last week did not lack for bad news. Trading in mainland Chinese stocks was halted on two occasions when stocks fell more than 7%, the RMB continued to depreciate and a measure of Chinese manufacturing suffered its longest decline since 2009. To add to the anxiety, Saudi Arabia broke off diplomatic relations with Iran, and…