China is at the forefront of most of the financial news right now-- and for good reason. With the volatility in the market to open the year, there is a great deal of fear present related to China's performance. It is generally more helpful to consider the underlying causes of volatility, rather than simply being concerned with day-to-day stock fluctuations. Interestingly enough, an area for concern pointed out by the following article is one of the issues that the United States grappled with in ... [Continue Reading]
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Even though today’s market is rebounding significantly as I write, it is still important for us to address the topic of all of the recent volatility. For global stock market investors, the news so far in 2016 has been marked by negative returns. As even the most successful investors realize, negative stock market returns are to be expected from time to time—as often as three years out of every ten. For the US stock market, as measured by the price of the S&P 500, 2015 was the first ... [Continue Reading]