Why Volatility Is Meaningless to the Long-Term Investor

Jan. 15, 2019 | RedChip Companies

"Conditions across the world’s stock markets became more volatile in 2018 following several years of relative stability. In fact, the S&P 500 experienced a second ‘correction’ (defined as a 10% decline from a peak close) in the same calendar year. The only other years this happened were in 1946 and 1947."

"Investors had and have lots to worry about including tariffs and trade wars, the outlook for global growth, central bank policies and political risks. In this uncertain environment, it’s easy to lose confidence and react to the latest news. Don’t fall into this behavioral trap."

Great insight from Tim Keating, President of Keating Capital Management in Colorado. In this week’s feature, we share Keating’s Q1 letter to investors, which includes great perspective for the average retail investor who may have been spooked by recent market volatility.

Read more: https://keatingwealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Keating-Wealth-Management-Q1-2019-Newsletter.pdf

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