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Mind Over Matter: Perspective for Investors on the US Debt Ceiling

From Dimensional Fund Advisors


  • The debt ceiling is the amount of money Congress has authorized the government to borrow. The ceiling has been raised 78 times since 1960.

  • It’s not clear how the debt ceiling fight will be resolved or how it will impact investors.

  • We believe a diversified mix of equity and fixed income investments and a long-term horizon are likely to be the best tools to ride out uncertainty.

Read more from Dimensional Fund Advisors on how to navigate the uncertainty surrounding the debt ceiling hike.

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