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Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that. – Norman Vincent Peale
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The question is “do you not invest because you’re worried about the downside?” I would say no, you don’t. You do everything you can to try to reduce the probability of that happening or prepare yourself for it’s a part of it but yet is the probability much greater that the desired outcome that I want will be there for me.
We’re all under strict stay-at-home restrictions now and trying to make predictions about an unpredictable situation. In today’s video we take a look at what we are seeing in the market and the economic factors at play; when we might see a rebound and; why we are seeing such a strong impact as a result of an unprecedented health situation.
One thing we hear, especially during challenging times like these is, “I just don’t want to lose it all. I’m fearful of losing all of my portfolio.” In a diversified portfolio you are invested in hundreds to thousands of various things whether it be stocks or bonds, no matter a conservative portfolio or an aggressive, it should be diversified. So let’s unpack the fear of “losing it all.”
It’s been another tumultuous week with what looked like a healthcare crisis, rapidly bleeding into what could be a serious financial crisis. From our last video not even 7 days ago, things within our economy have come to a screeching halt and rebounding from this could present another challenge in itself.
There is a tendency to always compare current conditions to a memorable last experience, and in the financial world that’s 2008. In my video and discussion, I describe the differences between the US and the World, and 2020 and 2008.
Turbulence in a plane is normal, and so it is in the markets. This is the biggest turbulence we’ve seen thus far, and in 11 or 12 years. Painful! But that doesn’t mean you change a long-term decision on short-term emotions. In my opinion, the ones fives years from now who are the winners are the ones who are in control today.