The financial markets are expressing some euphoria over the prospect of a business-friendly environment in coming years, but several factors point to the possibility of higher volatility in 2017 and beyond—and that might spell trouble for investors who stick solely to a passive, index-oriented approach.

Even as expectations are riding high for overall economic growth and a boost to financial services and other sectors, thanks to the prospect of looser fiscal policy and fewer regulations restraining business operations, there is still uncertainty about how quickly—and even whether—such policies will get implemented.

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