Here are seven principles that can help fight the urge to make emotional decisions in times of market turmoil.
Volatile markets have returned with a vengeance. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has fluctuated by thousands of points on recent trading days. During these times your 401k plan participants can become very nervous, and understandably so. Plan sponsors and their investment advisers can help calm participants during these volatile markets by sharing the following.
Bouts of market volatility are an unnerving, but normal, feature of long-term investing. They’re not fun, but you can expect to see market declines periodically throughout your investing career. During market volatility…
When a stock index falls by more than 10%, it is often said to have entered “correction” territory. That’s a fairly neutral term for what feels like a nerve-wracking drop to many investors. What does a correction mean? What’s likely to happen after a correction, and what can you do to help your portfolio weather the downturn? Here are answers to some commonly asked questions.
To illuminate investment implications, Zezas and the U.S. Public Policy Research team identified four stylized election outcome scenarios and resulting policy paths. They then drew on data from Skopos Labs, an automated artificial intelligence platform that calculates risks and opportunities from policymaking. Finally, through a collaboration with 20 other firm research teams, mapped which asset classes and sectors could be most exposed — positively and negatively.
Although the U.S. economy ended 2019 on solid footing, certain weak spots were clearly developing by the end of the year. The coronavirus outbreak in January further exposed stocks’ vulnerability in the short term. Here are some of the cautionary signs we’re seeing.
Byron R. Wien, vice chairman together with Joe Zidle, chief investment strategist in the Private Wealth Solutions group at Blackstone, recently issued their list of Ten Surprises for 2020. This is the 35th year Byron has given his views on a number of economic, financial market and political surprises for the coming year.
Nuveen’s chief equity strategist, Bob Doll, is heading into 2020 with a generally bullish outlook, despite the quirky and unpredictable influences of a presidential election.
Time will tell what surprises will greet investors in 2020, a presidential election year in the U.S. But despite political and economic uncertainty, investors can take steps to prepare for the inevitable twists and turns that will surely drive market volatility. Here are five keys to staying on track in the year ahead.
Heading into 2020, there is little doubt that politics will dominate the news cycle. For investors, U.S. presidential elections often bring heightened market volatility, especially during the rough-and-tumble primary season.