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Katherine Ross: We're in currently in the dog days of summer, we're going to head out soon. You know, looking at this, we normally see low volume. We normally see less headlines moving the markets. That's not the case for this August. And I'm wondering, you know, is this August not a summer vacation for investors but rather the hurricane season?

Matt Miskin: Yeah, we definitely would say that volatility and the hurricane analogy is a good one. Um, you know, it is something to be mindful of. It doesn't mean you want to make rash impulse decisions in your investments. You want to have good diversification, good asset allocation. But fixed income is a way to help yourself sleep through the summer nights in fixed income is doing very well. Year to date. We believe bond yields continue to remain very low. So having that fixed income component is a one way to make sure your summer is less exciting, if that's what you're going for.

Curious about whether or not you should be expecting clear skies in the final month of summer?

Matt Miskin, co-chief investment strategist at John Hancock Investment Management, sat down with TheStreet to discuss the end of the dog days of summer and how investors should approach the final month of summer trading.

"Yeah, we definitely would say that volatility and the hurricane analogy is a good one. You know, it is something to be mindful of. It doesn't mean you want to make rash impulse decisions in your investments. You want to have good diversification, good asset allocation. But fixed income is a way to help yourself sleep through the summer nights in fixed income is doing very well. Year to date. We believe bond yields continue to remain very low. So having that fixed income component is a one way to make sure your summer is less exciting if that's what you're going for," said Miskin.

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