Market Volatility

Find guidance on how to respond to short-term volatility or longer market downturns. Or explore other investing topics:

How to Hedge in a Volatile Market

Option hedging strategies work best if you're already hedged when the correction arrives. But even if you're late to the game, you still have "options."

Debt Ceiling: House Bill Passes, Impasse Continues

Although the House narrowly approved a bill designed to jumpstart negotiations, the issue is far from resolved.

Revisiting Short-Duration Stocks

Although central banks may be near the end of the rate hike cycle, short-duration stocks may still be an attractive investment theme should interest rates remain at higher levels.

Market Volatility: Bank Worries Strike Again

What our experts think about today's market action.

Bank Turmoil: What Does It Mean for Fed Policy?

The situation may relieve some pressure on the Federal Reserve, possibly leading to a pause or slowing in its current rate-hike cycle.

How to Invest in a Bear Market

Bear markets are part of a normal market cycle. Understanding the basics and history of these markets can help investors make strategic investment decisions when bear markets occur.

What's the VVIX, and Why Does It Matter?

The volatility of volatility, or VVIX, can be helpful to add to your watchlist. Learn how the VVIX can help inform strategy decisions in VIX options.

The Everything Everywhere All at Once Rally

Despite market volatility, inflationary pressures, and a potential earnings recession, a rally involving stocks, bonds, and some commodities started in November still persists.

3 Tips for Surviving a Market Sell-Off

Market sell-offs can be scary, and volatility is inevitable, but don't panic. Watch to learn three ways to navigate a market sell-off.

Investments Down, Inflation Up: Help for Retirees

The double whammy of tanked investments and high inflation is challenging, especially for retirees. Here's help.