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Investor exuberance could be the biggest risk facing financial markets

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A survey finds that investors think stocks are over-valued, but a record number recently took on increased levels of risk.
Investors also think these risky positions are "crowded trades," meaning there could be a damaging rush to the exits.
The global economy is looking better than at any point in the past decade, and financial markets reflect that.
Stocks sit at - or near - record highs, commodity prices have rallied, corporate debt remains in vogue and volatility sits near-record lows.
Understandably, investor sentiment is near-euphoric with...
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