A “regime” is really a specific market environment, and it has a lot to do with business cycles; the type of cycle and where you are in it determines how to structure your portfolio. There is no universal “should do” when it comes to your portfolio, as investing is such a personal thing. But there are general rules you should always abide by. Regarding the Institute for Supply Management and the data it produces, remember it’s made up of sub-indexes, each of which can tell rather different stories. Real Vision’s Jamie McDonald discusses all these issues in answer to subscriber questions, leaving you better equipped to approach today's difficult markets.