When the markets run into severe turbulence, it’s critical to take a step back, tune out the noise, and regain your footing. As difficult as it is to stay optimistic and focused on the long term, that’s exactly what investors need most at times like this. For some data-driven perspective on why it makes good sense to keep a positive outlook, I suggest reading through these three short pieces:
The Storm Before the Calm
Shows that the last four major market downturns were followed by a strong rebound beyond pre-decline highs, rewarding patient investors who stayed the course.
Discusses the pitfalls of letting fear drive investment decisions in down markets.
The Bulls Outweigh the Bears
Shows that historically, bull markets last longer and more than make up for losses incurred during severe downturns.
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