July 20, 2016

What U.S. Investors Need to Know About Brexit

What U.S. Investors Need to Know About Brexit Hey Guys, this is Justin Goodbread, Certified Financial Planner and Co-CEO of Heritage Investors with a special edition video update on Britain’s recent vote to exit the European Union. With all of the market turmoil, we felt this was a good time to reach out and share our perspective. Please stay tuned at the end for a required disclosure statement. We’re going to answer five main questions in this call: What is the Brexit, and why does it matter? How could the Brexit affect U.S. markets? What impact could the Brexit have on the global economy? How could the Brexit affect the U.S. economy? And what should investors be doing right now? So, let’s start by taking a step back and asking: How did Britain get here? To answer that, we have to go back in time and take a look at some history of Britain and the European Union. Britain originally voted to join the European Economic Community in 1973. In 1975, Britons voted to remain within the new European Community, which then becomes the modern European Union in 1991.[i] Economic and political circumstances have changed drastically since the 90s, and […]