With the books closed on 2018, we take a look back at the year that was in the markets. We discuss the return of volatility, decreasing stock prices, and the way our principles have performed over the last decade or so.
At the beginning of 2017, a common view among money managers and analysts was that the financial markets would not repeat their strong returns from 2016. Many cited the uncertain global economy, political turmoil in the US, implementation of Brexit, and other factors.
Volatility is something beyond our control. That is why we focus our energy on areas that we can control
The record highs over the last six months or so have many self-described experts calling for a correction. What should investors do to prepare themselves for such an event? The answer is quite simple.