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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?
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Market volatility can make anyone nervous. Here’s what investors should know about dealing with it.
While staying the course may be hard on your nerves, it can be healthier for your portfolio.
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Exchanges may halt trading when the S&P 500 Index® drops quickly. Here’s how “circuit breakers” work and what they’re supposed to do.
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When the market drops, it's generally a good idea to stick to your long-term investment plan. But what if you don’t have time to recover?
The coronavirus crisis led the Fed to cut interest rates and is fueling extraordinary market volatility. Meanwhile, the race for the Democratic presidential nomination has narrowed.
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Why sometimes doing nothing may be the best response in the midst of rampant market volatility.

On Financial Decoder, we often emphasize the importance of taking a long-term approach to investing, but not everyone has that luxury.

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Despite lower prices and higher relative yields, there’s room for prices of high-yield bonds, preferred securities and bank loans to fall further.
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