September 2011 Client Letter
Over recent years, we have advocated and pursued what we consider to be a defensive investment strategy. Our caution has centered on the troubling condition of the global economy. Today, the world’s largest economic players face powerful structural headwinds likely to constrain economic growth. Yet many economists, policymakers, and investors have operated with an optimistic outlook. We contend that problems exist and that many financial assets are not reflecting this reality.