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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.
The attributes listed in this piece have become associated with an employer’s responsibilities in helping participants achieve retirement readiness.
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.
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