Should You Get Out of the Market Now and Get Back In Later? (Rebroadcast)

July 11, 2022
Whenever there's a rapid drop in the stock market, whatever the cause, some investors wonder whether they should just get out of the market for a while. Here's why that approach usually doesn't work.

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When the market drops quickly, many investors scramble for the exits. Yet that decision is usually an emotional one rather than a rational one. In this special bonus episode, Mark Riepe discusses some tools that can help you stay the course with your plan. Mark talks with David Koenig, vice president and chief investment strategist for Schwab Intelligent Portfolios. They discuss how you can use rebalancing, tax loss harvesting, and other strategies to your advantage during a down market.

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