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As for what what's going on in the markets, for the past few weeks we have been pointing out several risks in the global markets that many investors were choosing to ignore.

During that period, we repositioned Round portfolios to have more defensive cash positions in order to protect against a downside move that we believed may have been brewing.

Along with this protective cash position, our hedge position helped mitigate this bumpy week of emerging market woes and trade talk drama between the U.S. and China.

On a positive note, we continue to see strong economic indicators such as the U.S. labor market strength released Friday.

Hope you have a great weekend,

Saul


Labor market strength is in reference to U.S. wage gains increasing to 2.9%, jobless rate unchanged at 3.9% (near lowest since 1969), and nonfarm payrolls increasing 201,000 from the prior month beating the median forecast of 190,000 jobs. Data for these labor market releases were gathered from Bloomberg's economic release article "U.S. Wage Gains Pick Up to 2.9% While Payrolls Rise 201,000" written by Bloomberg reporter Sho Chandra. Round Investments LLC, dba Round, is an SEC registered investment advisor. Securities offered through Apex Clearing Corporation, Member FINRA, SIPC. The information provided should not be relied upon as investment advice or recommendations, does not constitute a solicitation to buy or sell securities and should not be considered legal, investment or tax advice as it does not take into account the specific objectives, financial situation or particular needs of any specific person. Diversification does not ensure a profit or protect against a loss in a declining market. There is no guarantee that any particular asset allocation or mix of funds will meet your investment objectives or provide you with a given level of income. Forecasts or projections of investment outcomes in investment plans are estimates only, based upon numerous assumptions about future capital markets returns and economic factors. As estimates, they are imprecise and hypothetical in nature, do not reflect actual investment results, and are not guarantees of future results. Investing entails risk including the possible loss of principal and there is no assurance that the investment will provide positive performance over any period of time. To view Round's Brochure, Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Disclosures go to www.investround.com