Most Read IRIS Articles of the Week (November 14-18)

Here’s a look at the Top 11 Most Viewed Articles of the Week on , November 14-18, 2016.

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1. The Election Is Over. Now It's Time to Listen to the Data

It’s finally over. After 597 long days of campaigning, we finally have a winner for the US Presidency. So where does this leave us now? No doubt we are at a nexus of change in the country. And what happens with change? History reminds us ... Nasdaq Global Indexes

2. Brexit and Trump Prove That the World Is Not Globalizing

I consider myself a citizen of the world. I guess that’s because I fly around so much. Everywhere I go, I find the same thing. Warm, fantastic people who welcome me like a brother and complain about the idiot running their country. This is common to every country, just that some idiots are more extreme than others, which is why the people suffer while those in power gain. That is our way of life. — Chris Skinner

3. This Very Challenging Time in Our Country's History Presents a Great Opportunity

It doesn't get any hotter or more contested than the dialogue between President Obama and President-Elect Trump. Yet, after the most contentious campaign in history, the people of this Democratic Republic have spoken, and as a result, our world leaders have chosen — Judith Bowman

4. 5 Online Tools to Help You Write Better Blog Posts

When you’re writing blog posts, it is not uncommon to hit a bump in the road and feel stuck with where to go next. — Alex Brooks

5. Red Wins! The Impact Inside Your Portfolios

The U.S. averages are healing and recovering, but with extreme sector moves under the surface as the market speculates how new policies might affect all industries. What does look certain? — Blaine Rollins

6. Why Donald Trump's Rise to Power Doesn't Require Tactical Portfolio Changes

So here we are. And while there are many (many!) questions in our future, the most pressing question that many of you have asked is: what’s next? — Lauren Klein

7. The Stars Are Aligned for Emerging Markets Equities

Right now with interest rates, we are in a paradigm of lower-for-longer, and many people expect rates to go even lower for many reasons. But what if we have already hit the low? — VanEck

8. 4 Year-End Tax Strategies You Should Consider Now

There are some tax strategies that have to be implemented before the calendar changes and knowing your tax liability early gives you more time to plan. Here are four strategies to consider. — Damon Gonzalez

9. The Flipside of Multigenerational Planning: 6 Things Your Clients Need to Do to Protect Their Aging Parents

For many advisors, a client meeting about multigenerational issues has been focused on transferring wealth to the next generation or helping them begin saving for their futures. — Matthew Paine

10. Do You Have Grit When Life Throws You A Curveball?

When I interviewed with the FBI, they liked my grit and scrappiness—a hillbilly from a cattle ranch in Wyoming had clawed her way through college, and was now sitting in front of a panel of polished FBI agents interviewing for a job as a special agent. — LaRae Quy

11. The Financial Advisor Industry Is Notoriously Behind the Times - How to Get Ahead

Advisors often ask me what I think of their websites. Sometimes I have to take a minute to figure out what to say. I smile and quickly dig for some positives so I can construct that nice, tasty compliment sandwich ... — Jud Mackrill