Market volatility

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All Right Now: But a Long Way to Go to Recover


Expert analysis

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Your frequently asked questions about volatility

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    The paths of economic recoveries often resemble letters of the alphabet. Here’s a look at some common and some unusual shapes.

  • Changing risk tolerance

    Can I change my risk tolerance and time horizon?

    If you want to change your risk tolerance and time horizon, it’s important that they’re adjusted for the right reasons.

Your questions about volatility

How does the growing federal debt affect economic growth?
I’m retiring earlier than I’d planned. How will early retirement affect my Social Security benefits?
Will the Federal Reserve and government stimulus spending eventually lead to inflation?
How can I take advantage of market volatility as a trading opportunity?
I'm retired. Can I skip taking Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) this year?

Concerned about how recent market volatility may affect your investments?