The financial markets have seen several major swings in recent weeks, creating uncertainty for investors. But it is important to keep such swings in perspective.
Shifts in the environment are a good reason to look at your holdings and ensure they are still aligned with your goals. But, for those following a long-term wealth management plan, an emotional flight to “safer” investments in times of uncertainty could prove more dangerous than staying the course.
Baird’s Chief Investment Strategist, Bruce Bittles, offers some perspective on the dynamics driving today’s volatile markets – as well as advice for investors weathering the storm – in the video below.
Asset allocation and diversification do not guarantee against loss, especially in a declining market.
Past performance is not a guarantee of future results.
From Bruce Bittles,
Chief Investment Strategist
Bruce provides stock market analysis to Baird’s retail, institutional and corporate clients, and also is a member of Baird’s Investment Policy and Stock Selection committees. Bio
Analyzes monetary, economic and other sensitive data impacting the stock market while focusing on leading groups/sectors and areas likely to challenge leadership.
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