Cole discusses how fiscal cliff negotiations affect confidence

In a recent Bend Bulletin article, reporter Elon Glucklich covers the risk Oregonians face if lawmakers allow the U.S. to go over the fiscal cliff. In addition to spending cuts, and tax increases, Ferguson Wellman’s Ralph Cole, CFA, states that when investors seek the government struggling to make a decision, it becomes a capital markets event. The full article can be read on Ferguson Wellman’s website.