Steps to take in a jittery market

It’s difficult (if not impossible) to say what stocks will do in the near term. And well-meaning investors who are trying to do the right thing by not being too hands-on with their portfolios (see this market timing article) can end up, inadvertently, with an investment mix that’s too risky, sim...
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Staring down the yield curve

For the time being, uncertainty will probably hang around like a dark cloud over markets. But that doesn’t mean you should head for the hills. The global economy has started to stagger. Earlier this week, the U.S. stock market tumbled after a historically reliable predictor of recessions flashed a...
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