Volatility strikes back

If you’re a little taken aback by the whipsaws in markets lately, you’re not alone. Though jarring, what we’re experiencing is a perfectly normal return to volatility following two years of unusually smooth sailing. The surprise was that markets ran ahead so far so fast without any appreciable...
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Five ways to deal with market volatility

US markets turned in their worst returns in years this August. So, as an investor, what should you do about it, if anything? Research shows that emotional selling, or bailing out of investments because things are scary, is all too common. This is bad because investor behavior and poor decision-makin...
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Comment on recent market volatility

This week, US markets suffered their worst weekly performance of 2015, leaving the S&P 500 Index in negative territory for the year after being up nearly 6% during its mid-July peak. So, as an investor, what should you do about it, if anything? Research shows that emotional selling, or bailing o...
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