Recent Market Volatility

  • August 28, 2019

What should you make of recent ups and downs in the stock market? Here’s helpful context on volatility and expected returns.

After a period of relative calm in the stock market, investors have experienced increased volatility in recent days. While market volatility can create anxiety for some, reacting emotionally and changing long-term investment strategies in response to short-term declines could prove more harmful than helpful.

Jake DeKinder, VP, Head of Client Communications, explains why investors should view recent market declines as part of the nature of investing.