5 Things To Do Before Watching Your Portfolio Crumble

Save PortfolioIgnoring market volatility and handling market crashes are two of the toughest things investors have to face. There are a number of reactive strategies to handle them, but it’s probably better to take a proactive approach.

Maybe you believe market volatility will continue or accelerate. Maybe you fear a crash or another 2008-type scenario. Regardless, you do not have to sit there and watch your portfolio decline in value. Here are five things you can do.  Read More…

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  1. Armando Bridge

    From my experience i tend to shift towards dividend income stocks and blue chips. This or just move it to bonds. It all depends on your goals.

  2. Courtney Cheevers

    Nah, the biggest thing one can do is not to panic on the first signs of a downturn. This is the biggest advice.

    People panic way too soon. smh

  3. DeMonte Cohen

    Most of us dont have options so that first thing is not important to us. ;P

  4. Jonatan Elder

    What about IPOs? Anyone remember Wit Capital specialized in this way back?

  5. Kaelan

    Yea the best thing one can do is begin looking for alternate assets to spread the full portfolio out. This will weather the pending problems.

  6. Johathan Jorgenson

    Does anyone know if short selling is offered in discount broker places? I figure this might be a feature only available to clients who call in?

  7. Carol

    Who would have thought biotech would be the hot spot for 2015. I figured the traditional tech industry would be the hottest. It's still pretty hot but the biotech industry (and big pharma) and really making waves.

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