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The Fed and Congress are moving at breakneck speed to address market and economic uncertainty and to provide relief for businesses and individuals. How far are they prepared to go, and how will it impact investors?
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How to perform a five-point “systems check” on your plan.
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Year-to-date total returns drop amid concerns about market liquidity and municipal finances.
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Ready to panic? Don't. In times of turmoil, sticking with your plan and staying invested is the best strategy.
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In our 2020 annual outlook we asked “What may tip the scale?” We got our answer in the first quarter: COVID-19.
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We all know what is driving the market selloff, COVID-19, but who is doing the selling?
The chance variability of human judgment is a widespread, costly problem—and one that can be measured even when the supposed correct answer isn’t known.
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In a surprise move, the Federal Reserve lowered the federal funds target rate.
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In the same way a bank can lend you money if you have equity in your house, your brokerage firm can lend you money against the value of investments in your portfolio.
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Stocks have plummeted this month as investors struggled to assess what impact the COVID-19 coronavirus may have on the economy.

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