Take a Deep Breath & Keep Perspective
Posted on February 9, 2018
With all of the media coverage in the last week regarding the market, we wanted to share some thoughts.
We just recently ended one of the least volatile years in 60-plus years. Now 2018 seems to be reverting to normal. The fluctuation in stock market points in the last week have been big, but the percentages really are not.
With current market values, a 1,000 point loss is a 4% drop. While this is still a big loss in one day, it's been our experience in observing the markets that 1-3% moves seem to be...