Don’t Be Scared by Volatility

By Marc Lichtenfeld Trump tweets… and the market falls.
Two days later, he tweets again and the market rises.
Trade wars, earnings, economic data and a wide variety of other factors all affect the market and can cause sudden sharp moves up and down.
That volatility can be scary for investors, who sometimes feel like the rug has been pulled out from under them when the market tanks for seemingly unimportant reasons.
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